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Updated version of the Remote Family Access Court released

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3 months 3 days ago #513019 by rubytuesday
The latest updated version of the Remote Family Access Court has been published. Mr Justice MacDonald has highlighted the following updates in it:

Hybrid Hearings are now covered in detail at para [3.2.3.1] and a Protocol for Hybrid Hearings is set out at Appendix 3

A new hybrid hearing template order has been added at Appendix 5.

The Protocols for ‘Remote’ and ‘Fully Attended’ hearings at Appendix 1 and 2 have been fully revised and updated.

The section on ‘Judicial Discretion as to Format of Hearings’ at para [3.4.1] has been fully updated in light of recent case law.

Details are provided at para [5.4.3] of the sources of IT support for the judiciary, including dedicated support for CVP.

Further details of new support available to litigants in person are set out at para [5.19.7] onwards.

More detail on the use of CVP is set out at para 7.3 onwards.”

The full document can be read below. It will be subject to regular amendment and re-issue.

https://www.judiciary.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/The-Remote-Access-Family-Court-Version-5-Final-Version-26.06.2020.pdf

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