This petition was submitted during the 2010–2015 Conservative – Liberal Democrat coalition government

Petition Reform The Family Courts And Social Services

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Abolish the family court secrecy that gags parents who wish to complain.
Abolish "emotional harm" and "risk" as justifications for putting children into care
Abolish "forced adoption"if a parent opposes an adoption in court
Abolish decisions by family court judges to take babies and young children into care.(let juries decide)
Abolish the power of social services to regulate and control contact between parents and children , to censor their conversation or to restrict phone calls.
Abolish the restriction preventing a lay advisor from presenting a case for parents refused legal aid
Abolish hearsay evidence in family courts and require witnesses to stick to facts without "speculation."
Abolish the removal of children from parents who have NOT committed or been charged with any crime.

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