What happens at the case management hearing in a public children law case?
The Case Management Hearing is a crucial stage in public children law cases therefore it is essential that practitioners know what to expect at the hearing so that they may fully prepare.
During this practical bite-size session lecture Safda Mahmood will discuss the following:
What will be discussed at the Advocates meeting
What will be dealt with at the Case Management Hearing (CMH)
The Case Management Order (CMO)
The directions sought at the Case Management Hearing
The reasoning behind the directions sought
This course will ensure that viewers are aware of the placement options available at the first Case Management Hearing, including interim care, interim supervision, child arrangements, care plans and contact.
Consideration will also be given to the case of RE v North Yorkshire CC. and Others 2015 EWCA Civ 1169 in which the Court of Appeal concluded that there is an expectation that both the court and legal representatives should aim to finalise care proceedings at the Issues Resolution Hearing wherever possible.
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