This briefing paper considers transparency in the family courts, including communication of information and media attendance, and background on recent changes in this area.Jump to full report >>
This briefing paper considers the issue of confidentiality and openness in the family court, including:
Disclosure of information relating to proceedings of the family courts outside of the rules is a serious matter and can result in a fine and/or imprisonment. It is strongly advisable to seek appropriate legal advice before disclosing information.
Please read the disclaimer on the last page of this paper.
This note replaces SN6102 .
Commons Briefing papers CBP-7306
Author: Tim Jarrett