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Guidance on the use of Psychologists as expert witnesses in the Family Courts

Issued by the Family Justice Council & British Psychological Society

  • The Family Justice Council and the British Psychological Society have issued joint guidance regarding the use of psychologists as expert witnesses.

    The guidance described as "a companion document" to the existing expert witness standards and provides discipline specific information in relation to regulation, codes of conduct, competencies, supervision/peer review and quality of service.

    You can download it from the Judiciary website here.

Practice note, published: 06/05/2016


Published: 06/05/2016


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