It is a good idea to get legal advice on a fair settlement once you have financial disclosure. This may be from a solicitor - have a look at the fixed price legal financial consultation we offer - or a barrister
At the moment many first hearings are paper only with the main objective being to agree a directions order for things like valuations etc. These are fairly standard.
The time when a barrister can be really useful is preparing for and representing at FDR where a settlement can be negotiated. It helps if you can have an early consultation with them so you can be well prepared.
We can help you to find a direct access barrister and provide practical support to ensure you are well prepared for the hearing. Give the helpline a call.
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It’s for a variation and going through my solicitor has got us nowhere but a waste of my money! I have done so much work myself but feel yes I may benefit from a barrister at one of my hearings. Just not sure if it is money wasted.