Following your children application, the court will arrange for someone from CAFCASS to call you by telephone to discuss the application. They will speak to both sides and will prepare a standard letter for the court explaining the background to the application and what each sides point of view is.
This is simply to give the court some information so that they are not hit with the information at the first hearing using valuable court time. There is however a right and a wrong way to conduct yourself in the interview. Everything you say will be written down and may come back to haunt you later if you mentiion something which you later regret.
We have a Guide to help prepare you for this stage in the application and include a telephone call to prepare you for the interview.
Use this step-by-step guide and read the expert tips and techniques to ensure that your interview is effective.
I am Simon Walland and I am offering these services to show and explain how you can represent yourself in the family courts with confidence. Understand the procedure and what is expected of you to get the solution you are seeking I have been a McKenzie Friend since 2003 and have been in thousands of hearings at all levels of court. I have a Law Degree and was Called to the Bar as a Barrister in 2010. My experience includes teaching Law Students, McKenzie Friends and anybody representing themselves in the Courts since 2012. I have also provided specialist training courses to Domestic Abuse charities, Universities and various Support Groups and have been able to help several thousand people in that time.