Judge Says More Children Should Have Voices Heard In Family Court Specialist Lawyers Say Children Should Be At The Heart Of Family Law Decisions 10.06.2016 Dave Grimshaw, Press Officer | 0114 274 4397 Expert family lawyers have welcomed comments from a Court of Appeal judge who said that more children should have their voices heard to explain their feelings in court. Sir James Munby shared his thoughts in a ruling on a case in which a 14-year-old girl complained she was deprived of her right to participate and that the judge did not meet with her. The judge said it was acknowledged that the approach to children giving evidence should change sooner rather than later. Specialist family lawyers at Irwin Mitchell welcomed his comments but urged caution over which family cases children were asked to participate in. Read more about Irwin Mitchell's expertise in Family and Divorce Law. Press contact Dave Grimshaw PLS PR Manager 0114 274 4397 Email Dave Tags Family Law Rebecca Harling Court of Appeal Related articles 25.05.2017Mum-of-Two Left Needing Emergency Surgery As Doctors Failed To Diagnose Sepsis 24.05.2017Lawyers Welcome 'Step Forward' In Wahaca Illness Legal Battle 23.05.2017Terminally Ill Hospital Worker Appeals To Former Colleagues After Asbestos Cancer Diagnosis 22.05.2017Former Commercial Manager Appeals To Former Colleagues For Help Following Cancer Diagnosis 22.05.2017Wallsend Road Bridge Asbestos Removal Welcomed 'But Questions Remain'