Hair testing in case reviews and child protection

The knowledge of parental substance misuse is a significant factor in: Care proceedings where it is..

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Non-attendance for hair collection for drug and alcohol testing in child care court cases

Social Services become involved in assessing and planning the care of children in cases where the..

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Dangers from Drug misuse are still rising

  In the media recently there have been reports that while overall drug use has been falling the..

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How oral fluid testing and hair testing work together in family law cases

Some years ago, Cansford worked on a social services case where a woman was required to demonstrate..

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10 dates all family lawyers should have in their 2019 diary

The family law calendar is looking pretty busy for 2019. Bill reforms, report publications,..

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[Cansford says] Courts for addicted parents work. So why are they being stripped of support?

The Family Drug and Alcohol Court (FDAC) serves a vital purpose: to tackle parental substance..

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What does a new President of the Family Division mean for family law?

April 2018 saw the announcement that current Appeal Court Judge and family law specialist Sir..

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10 ways family lawyers are driving more value from their hair tests

Hair strand testing is a reliable and quick way to test for drug and alcohol use over long periods...

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