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Another petition about the Family Courts

This petition relates to Private Family law, but there is a considerable systematic overlap. See link.

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The problems inherent in private family law are collectively echoes
within the entire Family Division; and where a process is so riddled with a lack checks and balances, all areas of the division will be affected to greater or lesser extents.
This frenzied desire CAFCASS seems to have for habitually recommending psychological testing is a worrying side-effect of a set of procedures that have no structure and no legitimate or medical basis. How can the government allow social workers to diagnose or make recommendations of this nature without any proper medical training whatsoever?
I hope Ms Cooke is successful.

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