A professional service providing legal support and guidance for separation, divorce, finances and children when representing yourself in the Family Court.
Using our personal experiences combined with legal knowledge and qualifications we are able to offer our services before, during and after the court process.
Deborah Nelson and Jo Stead-Burgess
You do not have to go to Court alone
McKenzie Friend support in and out of Court
What is a McKenzie Friend and how can Family Court Friend help?
A McKenzie friend, provides people who wish to represent themselves, the guidance, assistance and support that they need with their case. For many different reasons, people decide not to instruct a solicitor or barrister to represent them or simply cannot afford to. If you are representing yourself you are known as a Litigant in Person (LIP) and a McKenzie Friend can help you. Family Court Friends are able to help with divorce, finances, children, and domestic violence, completing court forms, correspondence, preparing statements, devising strategies and tactics, as well as attending court with you and supporting and guiding you through the process. READ MORE
Marvellous, Thank you Deborah
Mrs C Financial Final Hearing, Hartlepool
I had reached the stage of Final Hearing to obtain a financial remedy following my divorce. READ MORE
Outstanding, Thank you Jo
Mr K Children Proceedings, Wiltshire
I am writing to thank you for the outstanding work, guidance and support READ MORE
Guide to Evidence and Cross Examination at Court
How to give evidence and cross examine witnesses