Family Law Decisions McKenzie Friends
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Preparation for the family law Court
For the family law Court our experienced and knowledgeable family law McKenzie Friends can provide a succinct Position Statement which will get your view and requirements before the Judge efficiently and appropriately. With our Position Statements, drafted individually for each hearing the family law Court will be made aware of the arguments in your favour and why it should favour your proposals.
It is imperative to get your view before the Court in the most efficient manner. A Position Statement which is carefully by drafted by a family law specialist McKenzie Friend, whether relatively short or more comprehensive in complex cases is vital in your efforts to convince the Court to go with your options.
There are very few times that a well crafted and succinct Position Statement is not necessary so that you achieve the most success you can from your hearing in the circumstances.
In the family law Court
In the family law courts our vastly experienced and knowledgeable McKenzie Friends will accompany you into court and can provide advice on any aspect of the conduct of a case, including:
(i) Points of law
(ii) Issues that their client (litigant in person (LIP)) may wish to raise in court.
(iii) Questions that the client LIP may wish to ask witnesses
Our family law McKenzie Friends will also provide moral support, take notes and help with the case papers at court. With the court’s permission (rights of audience (ROA)) your McKenzie Friend can act as your lay advocate, representing you in court. This may be allowed by the court in cases (but not confined to) which are relatively complicated or there are serious allegations or a party has difficulty representing themselves due to a disability.
Our clients find our services in court crucial to them achieving the best prospect of success circumstances allow.
Our experience of assisting parents as family law McKenzie Friends since 2004 (some have experience of working in the courts in family law cases for many more years prior to 2004 in other vital roles) at magistrates family proceedings courts, county courts, high courts and the court of appeal will provide you with the information and support necessary to give you the best opportunity of success.
However, many of the important decisions are taken by the client before court hearings as they decide the approach and strategy they wish to take. Having informed information and support from our family law McKenzie Friends will ensure you can make the right choices and are aware of the available options. With the information our family law McKenzie Friend will provide; you can decide the viability of your options, the risks and prospects of success in potential decisions you will have to make before and in the court.
Our Family Law Decisions McKenzie Friends can assist you in drafting documents for court, including statements, skeleton arguments, opening and closing submissions. We can also assist in drafting documents for other authorities who may be involved. Our McKenzie Friends can provide family law advice and information on the best use of case law and the use of other authorities that you may wish to rely on. The various procedures in and out of court that are required to be followed can be explained by us in plain English.
The support and information provided by our family law McKenzie Friends is as required by you; throughout or for part of your involvement with the courts.
We provide a professional, informed and inexpensive option (family law specialist McKenzie Friend assistance) for parents who may be considering or have entered the family court system. Rest assured we can usually resolve your case in noticeably less time and certainly at a considerably less cost than the traditional approaches to court.
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