The article examines the basic principles of forensic substance testing in the Family Courts and considers:
- What is forensic drug testing?
- The types of testing that can be undertaken
- The variations between testing of different hair colours/ethnicity variations
- And provides guidance as to how the Family Court should treat forensic tests
The article is published in the July issue of The Family Law Journal. This is currently accessed via a subscription (there is, at present, a free trial offer) – it can be seen by clicking here.
Olivia Edwards is a member of the Family Department at 18 St John Street Chambers. For more information, please click the links highlighted above or contact a member of the family clerking team on 0161 278 8263 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org