Reports that evaluate the 2014 reforms to the Family Court were publicly released by the Ministry of Justice today (27 April 2018).
The 2014 reforms supported out-of-court solutions in order to reduce the impact on children, and to better utilise the Family Court by only having the most difficult cases enter the court system.
The reports provide an analysis of user participation, engagement, and outcomes within the Family Court system. The released reports are:
A fifth report has been publicly available for some time:
These reports provide analysis which will help inform and provide scope of the future review into the Family Court.