Terry Carson: Court struggles to stand tall in a community where family matters
5:00AM Wednesday August 22, 2007
The Family Court Matters Bill before Parliament is apparently designed to improve the standing of the Family Court in the eyes of the community……………………
While much of our family law legislation continues to lack any connection with the values still held in most parts of our community, the Family Court is likely to continue to struggle to attain the respect it should have.
* Terry Carson is a South Auckland lawyer, with more than 35 years practising in the Family Court