Children: The limits of confidence

Olivia Checa-Dover and Deborah Smithies assesses the varying rights to be balanced when considering witness anonymity ‘In the Supreme Court’s view, there is an inherent value in disclosure, regardless of whether the evidence can be tested in cross-examination’ From time to time, in cases involving residence and contact arrangements for children, an allegation is made …
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Cases Referenced

  • Re A (a child: disclosure) [2012] UKSC 60
  • Re B (disclosure to other parties) [2002] 2 FCR 32