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Drug and alcohol misusing families

London’s Family Drug and Alcohol Court (FDAC) has a new approach to family cases where drug abuse is a central issue. The scheme aims to assist drug and alcohol misusing families navigate the family justice system. Miles & Partners’ David Jockelson is amongst the legal representatives and others with expert knowledge interviewed by Joshua Rozenburg in the BBC’s Law In Action report on this innovative project to improve the family justice system. To listen please go to and click on the item headed ‘Drug and Alcohol Misusing Families’.


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