Family drug and alcohol courts

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Publications

  • Briefing

    Family Drug and Alcohol Courts under Covid-19: A Practice Briefing

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    This briefing examines how the nine existing FDACs across England are adapting to service delivery during the current crisis. It highlights the practical challenges facing practitioners, judges and families, and shines a light on specific solutions that have been developed in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Briefing

    Family Drug and Alcohol Courts: An Innovative Approach to Family Justice

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    This briefing explains how Family Drug and Alcohol Courts (FDAC) offer an alternative way of dealing with legal cases where the Local Authority think that a child might need to be removed from their parents’ due to their alcohol or substance misuse. It considers the problems that FDAC is intended to address, the financial implications and the policy context.