Local networks are organized and supported by Community Legal Service partnerships, which are made up of representatives of theLegal Services Commission, local authorities, and other funders and providers of advice in civil matters.
Some matters which were previously within scope of the Family Category will only be in scope for certain Clients. This will particularly be the case for private law children and finance matters where legal services may only be provided where the Client has suffered domestic abuse or where there are child protection concerns.
From 1 July 2013 rollout of the revised Public Law Outline pilot will begin. In areas affected by the pilot you will notice that ‘case management conferences’ for care proceedings have become ‘case management hearings’. These hearings will be held by day 12. This will help speed up case management decisions…
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