Friday, April 2, 2010
Backlogs in Bermuda family law cases may prompt a judicial change:
From the Royal Gazette:
There is a backlog of up to 5,000 family law cases in the Magistrates’ Court, a seminar heard today.
The figure was revealed by British
judge Christopher Barnett QC, who is on the Island to lead a training workshop for justice workers.
Mr. Barnett told an audience at the Fairmont Hamilton Princess that a new review of the Island's family law recommends the creation of a unified family court which places mediation at the heart of its work.
Read the rest here.