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Family courts: 'Major overhaul' aims to protect domestic abuse victims

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26 Jun 20 #513018 by rubytuesday
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Domestic abuse victims will get greater protections in an "overhaul of how the family courts deal with the horrific crime", the government has announced.

Under new plans, more victims will have access to separate courtroom entrances, waiting rooms and protective screens to shield them from their alleged abuser.

A number of reforms will be included in the upcoming Domestic Abuse Bill.

Read more on the BBC news site:

www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-53173266

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