Services

LEGAL

FIRST AID

®


I am pleased to announce a new

FREE!

"Family Law drop-in"


Message Enterprise Centre Harper Road

Sharston

M22 4RG


Every Monday morning from 2nd November until Christmas!

Time: 9.30 am


Social distancing will be observed and masks should be worn in accordance to the government's guidance.


Where We Are


Legal First Aid ®


PARALEGAL - FAMILY LAW SUPPORT



SERVICES PROVIDED

 

  • Free initial telephone / email consultation / drop in service at a convenient venue
  • Evening and weekend appointments available on request.

Children Matters

 

  • Help with applications under the Children Act 1989  for Child Arrangements Orders i.e. contact to a child or grandchild and where a child shall reside
  • Help with applications for Parental Responsibility
  • Help with cases involving Social Services (We can signpost you to where you will get help applying for Legal Aid).
  • Help and assistance with any documents which may be required by the court including statements.
  • Attend Court as a McKenzie Friend to take detailed notes, offer support and explain the Court procedures. (see Assistance at Court)
  • Referrals to Mediation (see here)
  • Help with referrals to Contact Centres


Divorce - Applicant or Respondent


  • Preparation of Divorce Petition and guidance through the divorce process.
  • Acknowledgement of Service
  • Application for Decree Nisi
  • Application for Decree Absolute


Change of Name Deeds

  • Preparation of Name Change Deeds for Children, preparation of consent form if required
  • Preparation of Name Change Deeds for Adults
  • Preparation of Statutory Declarations
  • Preparation of Affidavits


Assistance at Court -  McKenzie Friend

 

The role of a McKenzie Friend offers support and guidance at court. Many people who find themselves in the court arena for the first time may experience confusion and helplessness in such a formal environment and may well feel overwhelmed.

 

A  McKenzie friend can:

 

  • Help to prepare documents for court.
  • Help with case papers and set out your case.
  • Give help and guidance.

 

At a Court Hearing:

 

  • Provide support.
  • Take notes .
  • Help keep the client focused on the issues.


Disclaimer

Legal First Aid is a support and assistance service.

Legal First Aid does not provide legal advice but will point you in the right direction to a solicitor/barrister when  specific advice is required