Inside The Family Court

Wells Street in central London, the country's only dedicated Family Court, has for the first time lifted its blanket ban on reporting and allowed Jenny Cuffe inside.

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Wells Street in central London, the country's only dedicated Family Court, has for the first time lifted its blanket ban on reporting and allowed Jenny Cuffe inside.

She meets District Judge Nicholas Crichton and his team, who in the course of a day may be asked to adjudicate between estranged parents fighting over contact with their children, order that a baby be taken into care, or decide that a child be put up for adoption.

She also finds out how decisions are really made in these complex and difficult cases.

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She meets District Judge Nicholas Crichton and his team, who in the course of a day may be asked to adjudicate between estranged parents fighting over contact with their children, order that a baby be taken into care, or decide that a child be put up for adoption.

Jenny also finds out how decisions are really made in these complex and difficult cases.