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Family law sittings to have standalone hearings in key reform sought for years

Family law sittings will be held at a different time and place to ordinary court sittings under reforms due to be announced by Charlie Flanagan by the end of the year

Aiden Corkery

Political Correspondent

@aiden_corkery
13th October, 2019

Family law sittings will be held at a different time and place to ordinary court sittings under reforms due to be announced by Charlie Flanagan by the end of the year.

The Minister for Justice will outline the creation of a new family courts system which would sit within the existing District, Circuit and High Court structures, but which would aim to use mediation where possible to resolve family disputes rather than the current adversarial...

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