How long does it take to go through care proceedings at court?

How long does it take to go through care proceedings at court?

How long does it take to go through care proceedings at court?

Answer: 

Once care proceedings are issued there is a statutory time limit of 26 weeks to conclude the matter. However, this can be increased by up to eight weeks at a time in exceptional circumstances The court will only extend the time limit if it feels it is necessary in order to deal with the case justly.

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