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Topic ClosedGood or Bad experience with ICL?

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Direct Link To This Post Topic: Good or Bad experience with ICL?
    Posted: 15/July/2014 at 07:24
If you had a good or bad experience with an ICL, please complete this 5 minute survey. We want you to vent as many questions have been raised about the impartiality of many ICLs.

Independent Childrens Lawyers (ICLs) are assigned by the Courts to specifically and solely represent the best interests and rights of the children in the midst of a child custody or child contact dispute.

This may be the logic, however a lot of questions have been raised as to the quality of representation, the effectiveness of that representation, and knowledge and skill of the legal practitioners assigned, and the independence of these legal practitioners from ideologies that may compromise their effectiveness.

These concerns have been so significant the Australian government has recently assigned the Australian Institute of Family Studies to research into how ICLs could be better and more effectively utilised within the Court process.

Here we survey parents who have gone through the child custody dispute process and were assigned an ICL, to rate their experience.

Edited by jaazzz - 21/July/2014 at 22:40

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