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11 Dec 07 #8835 by brokeandexhausted
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Anyone got any idea what exactly a barrister would do at the FDR?
Is it better to have a barrister (as my sol suggests) or shd I just stick with my solicitor who knows me?
I feel a bit odd about the idea of meeting a total stranger on the court steps and then minutes later they will have my life - and those of my children - in their hands when we go in front of the judge.
Is that how it works or am I worrying unnecessarily and will the 1500 estimated cost be worth it? :S

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11 Dec 07 #8837 by Angel557
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I had a barrister at mt FDR , i have more faith in him then i do with my sol.I meet him in a side room for an hour before the court hearing he had all relevant documents so he knew my case and he did tell the judge what was what.I believe when you get your letter regarding your date for ther FDR your sol will say but we need to meet an hour before the case.

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