Child Cruelty - Procedure & Practice in the Criminal and Family Courts

Child Cruelty - Procedure & Practice in the Criminal and Family Courts

Available to view from 1 May 2024

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Intermediate: Requires some prior subject knowledge
1.25 hours
Access for entire organisation


This webinar draws together the law and practice relevant to the conduct of child cruelty cases in the criminal and family courts.

From the offences engaged to disclosure, evidence gathering and practice rules, the webinar will compare the approach of the courts and provide a practical guide to navigating this challenging area of law.

What You Will Learn

This webinar will cover the following:

  • Criminal offences engaged
  • Family offences engaged
  • Use of the ABE in and pre-recorded evidence in criminal proceedings
  • Assisting vulnerable witnesses in the family courts
  • Arrangements to interview children in family proceedings where there is no ABE
  • Disclosure/3rd parties in criminal proceedings
  • Timing, delay, and which proceedings take precedence
  • Making use of joint hearings
  • Preventative orders in crime
  • Preventative orders in family

This pre-recorded webinar will be streamed at 12:30pm on Wednesday 1st May 2024 and will remain available to view by delegates who have registered by then for 90 days.