Category Archive: Expert Witnesses

May 26

UK – Stopping poor quality and time-wasting expert evidence in family courts

New national standards to raise the quality of experts used in family courts were announced by the Government today. New national standards to raise the quality of experts used in family courts and get rid of time-consuming evidence which adds little value in helping judges reach a decision were announced by the Government today. In …

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May 26

WALES/ENGLAND – Ministers seek to cut £50m legal aid bill for expert witnesses in family courts

Ministry of justice says it wants to introduce new standards to ensure only highest calibre of evidence is permitted The Ministry of Justice, which is proposing a fresh round of cuts to legal aid. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images Too many expert witnesses are being paid to give evidence of little value in family courts, according …

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