Write a Witness Statement

Write a Witness Statement Simon Walland Family Law

You may notice that through the various hearings the court will gather information and attempt to find an agreement or solution that can be accepted  When all has failed, the court will reach  a point when they will list a Final Hearing.  At that hearing the court will hear what both sides have to say and then will impose a decision.  

To help them manage the hearing they will need to have evidence from you.  Your Witness Statement is taken as your evidence along with anything else that you may want the cour tot tak einto account, and that will include voice recordings, photographs, videos, and in fact pretty much anything that will prove your arguments.

Therefore this document is critical.  It is your own opportunity to get your story heard and understood.  It shoul dnot be left to the last minute and it should be clear and logical to win the case.

Winning a court case is not necessarily about a detailed analysis of the facts but it often relies on the Judge being persuaded to agree with your point of view.  If you can provide the right evidence and say the right things in the right way the Judge is more likley to agree with what you say, and therefore make an order in your favour.


Use this step-by-step guide and read the expert tips and techniques to ensure that your Witness Statement follows all of the courts rules and is effective for your situation


Master writing a Witness Statement and gain clarity with my video guide, a real-life example of a properly written Witness Statement with explanation of each stage.  Gain many other tips and help along the way. Get a deeper knowledge with my 60-minute video guide.


A comprehensive support package to help you avoid the common mistakes when writing a Witness Statement. Assistance at all stages of the process from a flawless Witness Statement finely tuned to your situation and ready for your hearing with full explanation provided.

Write a Witness Statement Simon Walland Family Law

Simon Walland

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.

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