Children’s experiences and perspectives

Question 34          How can children’s experiences of participation in court processes be improved?

Question 35          What changes are needed to ensure children are informed about the outcome of court processes that affect them?

Question 36          What mechanisms are best adapted to ensure children’s views are heard in court proceedings?

Question 37          How can children be supported to participate in family dispute resolution processes?

Question 38          Are there risks to children from involving them in decision-making or dispute resolution processes? How should these risks be managed?

Question 39          What changes are needed to ensure that all children who wish to do so are able to participate in family law system processes in a way that is culturally safe and responsive to their particular needs?

Question 40          How can efforts to improve children’s experiences in the family law system best learn from children and young people who have experience of its processes?