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Attendance of Parents and Guardians

Children under the age of 16 must have a parent/guardian with them in court, unless the court thinks it is unreasonable. Those aged 16 and over may be accompanied.1

Children should always be encouraged to attend court with a parent, guardian or another supporting adult to help them through the court process.

  1. Section 34A Children and Young Persons Act 1933  (back)