family courts

Domestic Abuse and Family Courts Report Launched

Scales of justice representing the family courts

IDAS Launch the Domestic Abuse & Family Court report to help ensure that victims, survivors and their children get the support they need in the family courts. It is estimated that Domestic Abuse is a factor in between 70-90% of cases going through the family courts. Survivors may go to court to ask for orders […]

Launching our new Family Court website

Scales of justice representing the family courts

IDAS has worked with partners and survivors to develop a new family court website. The site features information and videos, along with a searchable database of solicitors who have a Legal Aid contract, offer free drop-ins or consultations.

Claire Throssell joins our inspirational network of IDAS Champions

Claire Throssell in the IDAS offices in York

We are proud to welcome Claire to our Champions scheme. Claire is a prominent campaigner whose two young boys were killed by their father when he deliberately set fire to their home with them inside. Since losing her two sons in October 2014, Claire has campaigned for changes to the Family Courts and an improved […]