[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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Cansford says: Pioneering family court expands in London

The pioneering Family Drug and Alcohol Court (FDAC) will be expanded across London after its..

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5 key takeaways from the NSPCC's FED UP (Family Environment: Drug Using Parents) report

Every year, the social work sector sees the publication of numerous invaluable reports, research..

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How legal decisions are made using hair tests: the foundations of interpretation

Unpicking the world of hair testing for drug and alcohol can be a complex business. While the..

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3 Easy Ways to Protect the Chain of Custody in a Hair Drug Test

Where hair drug tests are used in Family Court, getting it done right is paramount. So if something..

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How hair drug testing works in Private and Public law cases

Hair drug testing can play a crucial role in a lot of Private and Public law cases. The results of..

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