Clients have expressed dissatisfaction with the Independent Children’s Lawyer practice, prompting the need for a family law reform, according to a new study.
The Family Law Express study, Neither Seen Nor Heard: Australia’s Child Protection Conundrum, focuses on the experiences of the affected parents rather than the views of lawyers, judges and other family law professionals.
The study exposed alleged flaws with regard to current enforcement of ICL standards and guidelines, as well as funding, education, and ICL practice more generally.
The parents who responded to the detailed questionnaire expressed dissatisfaction and a lack of confidence in ICLs.
Only 8 per cent of research respondents believed that the ICL best represented the interests of their child or children.
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