Working together to improve
local family justice
Helping you to understand
the Family Courts
*PLEASE NOTE THIS WEBSITE IS CURRENTLY UNDERGOING IMPORTANT UPDATES*
The Family Courts deal with cases including child protection and adoption, couples’ disputes about their children, separation and divorce.
The Sussex Family Justice Board represents professionals involved in the Family Courts and family justice in East Sussex, West Sussex and Brighton and Hove. The Sussex Family Justice Board is a subsidiary of the National Family Justice Board and works collaboratively to improve the performance and efficiency of the local family justice system.
These pages are designed to give you information and links which may be helpful, whether you are a professional working in the family justice system or are involved in the family courts personally.
Please note that this website is up to date as at June 2023; it will be reviewed periodically by members of the Sussex Family Justice Board but we cannot guarantee that it is up-to-date at the time of reading.