Paperback: £16.99 / $32.95
2007, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp
ISBN: 978-1-84310-547-3, BIC 2: JKSB JKSB1
'this is a useful, practical book. Above all, it is an easily accessible book written by someone who knows what going to court is all about. Lynn Davis is eager to share her rich experience... This is an interesting and useful book for anyone with links to care proceedings.'
- Professional Social Work
'The book is rich with helpful hints and reminders of "dos and don'ts" which should ensure that even the most inexperienced social workers are thoroughly prepared to present their cases in court.'
- Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law
'Davis a child care law consultant, provides an accessible guide for social works who have been called as witnesses in care proceeedings. Much of the book is written in question and answer format, with questions frequently asked by social workers in real cases. She provides information on court structures, basic rules of evidence, the roles of those involved in the proceedings, and court etiquette. She also discusses the process of giving evidence, including how to deal with cross-examination.'
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