oa News and Views for Magistrates - Strengthening the family courts in South Africa - reforming the malformed?

Volume 2004, Issue 07
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Extracted from text ... When the Family Court Pilot Project (FCPP) was born during 1998- 1999, there was much excitement that finally family law disputes were being given the attention they deserved, recognizing that the family was a fundamental unit of our society. The project was founded on a vision to provide specialized protection to the family; offering accessible services that are sensitive to the needs of the community; and operating according to simple and appropriate procedures, applying ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution) and a therapeutic approach to disputes in a user-friendly environment. That it was introduced as a pilot indicated that it was ..

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