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The purpose of this Guide is to explain how the public access scheme works and to show how members of the public (“lay clients”) can use it to instruct barristers directly.
Family barrister and mediator explains how to give and challenge evidence in court. This video explains how to present your evidence to the judge, how to process works, what kind of questions to ask, how to behave and act during to hearing and lots of other useful tips and advice to prepare yourself to give evidence in court.
A guide written by Wikivorce member LittleMrMike
What should I write in my statement when I am applying for a Non-Molestation Order?
Advice on how to select a McKenzie Friend and what to do with him or her once you have found one.
Our top tips on getting ready for a day in court.
Tips on Attending Court and how to conduct yourself in the Courtroom
The Bar Council have produced a short guide for litigants in person. It gives some good advice on preparation and attending court, but none on specific legal issues, and you will need a great deal more advice than this to represent yourself. A good place to start, perhaps.
A Litigant-in-Person (LIP) is a party to a case who appears at a hearing without representation by a lawyer. This may be because they can no longer afford such representation, because they have been refused Legal Aid, or because they believe that such representation will not be in their best interests.
A short DIY guide to completing a divorce when your spouse will not sign any forms or you don`t know where they live.