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What is an Independent Children’s Lawyer?

Independent Children’s Lawyers (ICLs) are specialised legal practitioners who are appointed in some family law matters to represent children’s interests. This means that they look at all the evidence in the case and tell the court what they think is in the best interests of children. The ICL is not your child’s lawyer and whilst they will tell the court if your child has a particular wish, they do not have to do what your child says.

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