Wednesday January 22, 2020

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...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

He was once the garlanded saviour of Nissan. So how did Carlos Ghosn find himself a fugitive after one of the most glittering careers in the history of the car industry?

Barry J Whyte | 3 days ago

Our goal in the west should be to encourage the country’s leaders to make its economy more competitive, open and transparent

Vincent Boland | 3 days ago

Inflation figures do not measure the cost of living, and in our hyper-globalised economy it’s not always easy to count what’s real and what’s not

Aidan Regan | 3 days ago