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Family Court Group fear another child death nightmare

Family Court Consumers Group fear “another Edward Livingstone” child death nightmare


A National Family Court Consumer Group has published a number of recent Family Court Consumer stories at www.nzfamilycourt.com with one story invoking fears of “another Edward Livingstone” outcome.

Steve Taylor, Convenor of www.nzfamilycourt.com says that, even after the recent Family Court reforms have taken effect, Family Court Lawyers & Judges are still taking “monumental” risks with the care and protection of children.

“We are observing an almost cavalier attitude in the Family Court towards child protection – Lawyers & Judges seem to be so ideologically wedded to creating and enforcing what often amount to simply dangerous and poorly informed care decisions, that even when the risk to children is obvious, the Lawyers & Judges plough on regardless” said Mr Taylor.

“Owing to the anonymous publishing option on the www.nzfamilycourt.com website, we are now seeing what appears to be suppressed Court Judgments being loaded onto the site, and this is happening because the very authorities that are supposed to receive complaints from Family Court Consumers about negligent, unethical, and dangerous legal practice are simply failing in their duty of care to protect Family Court Consumers and their children from incompetent, and at times mentally unwell legal practitioners”.

“Such are the serious nature of many of the stories now being published at www.nzfamilycourt.com , the Ministry of Justice must now intervene, conduct a Royal Commission of Enquiry into the NZ Family Court, and call Family Court Consumer witnesses to provide evidence regarding this on-going and dangerous legal travesty” said Mr Taylor.

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