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Position statement at FHDRA yes or no

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21 Jul 19 #508633 by Allcry
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Hi, A bit confused.

I have an FDHRA for my son end of July 2019. Can you help me understand this?

Many say that I should produce a position statement and ask for interim contact on the day of the hearing. Others say that I must give adequate notice of any event.

PD27 says the I need a position statement in a bundle. Please be as general as you want so I can look stuff up in the FPD. What practice direction says I can send a position statement at an FHDRA

How do I do this when my order says this?:


a) No document other than a document specified in this order or sent/ delivered in accordance with the Rules or any Practice Direction shall be sent/delivered by any party without the court’s permission.

b) Any application to vary this order or for any other order is to be made to the allocated judge on notice to [ ] / all parties.

c) In the event of non-compliance by any person with any order or direction made today, each party shall be responsible for notifying the court of the same, in order to avoid delay.

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02 Aug 19 #508853 by Allcry
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It means what it apparently means.

"Don't send anything, unless you ask the courts permission first, or you can see and reference a practice direction which allows you to do so. If you can't find anything ask the court for permission"

The statement is confusing to most and even more confusing to LIPs.

The court reform thought that this would make life easier for LIP.

Bring back legal aid or make the process transparent. Starting with achieving an accessibility mark or easy reading mark.

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