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Collaborating is key to enhancing probate users’ experience of using MyHMCTS

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When someone close to us dies, applying for probate can be a daunting prospect at a difficult time and we know that a bad experience can add to an already stressful and sensitive situation. Since October 2019 over 60,000 applications …

How the Family Public Law digital service helped local authorities and children during the pandemic

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The Family Public Law service lets users submit an online application for a court order to make arrangements for a child or resolve a dispute about their upbringing. All designated family court sites now use the service. As we progress …

A year in review: How MyHMCTS has become an essential service for professional users

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Steven Chapman discusses the successes and advancements of MyHMCTS since it's launch in 2020, reviewing the differences made for professional users, additional services on MyHMCTS and support for the future.

Working together in the safest way possible to keep justice going

Our Acting CEO, Kevin Sadler talks about working together in the safest way possible to keep justice going for every complainant, victim, witness and defendant during the coronavirus pandemic.

Giving our users an insight into reform

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Olivia Jorgenson-Aitchison, Head of Public User Engagement at HMCTS explains how members of the public and court users can engage directly with the services we are currently reforming by attending our annual Public User Event, which will be held virtually this year on Tuesday 3 – Thursday 5 November.