Gloucestershire Family Drug and Alcohol Court – 20 months on (£)

District Judge Julie Exton, Bristol Civil and Family Court and President of
the Association of Her Majesty’s District Judges

Nick Crichton is an
impossible act to follow but in March 2013 I was lucky enough to be the
judge put in charge of the first Family Drug and Alcohol Court (FDAC) outside London, in
Gloucestershire. The model here is different. It is one local authority as
opposed to the five London
boroughs that Nick Crichton’s court covers and is called the ‘Turn Around for
Children Service’ (TACS). It focuses on children under 5, but will also take on
families where some of the children are older. It was also …read more

Source: Family Law News

    

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