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Course Preparation and Advocacy in Front of the District Judge

Overview


Prepare and present your cases more effectively to the District Judge for the results you want.

This practical course will teach you the key elements in preparing family cases for successful hearings before the District Judge. You will explore what the District Judge is looking for in the preparation of a case, both in the paperwork and in court.

The course will cover top tips in how best to present your client’s case in these areas:

  • Preparing paper applications that appear in box work and avoiding common mistakes
  • What should and should not be in a statement
  • Using schedules
  • The benefit of skeleton arguments and getting the draft order right
  • How to deal with litigants in person
  • Court etiquette
  • Advocacy – good practice points
  • The best way to prepare and conduct FDA/FDR hearings
  • Preparation and conduct of final hearings
  • How to maximise the chances of obtaining a costs order

This course is suitable for all family lawyers and paralegals preparing or presenting cases for court.

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Type
Course
Level
Intermediate
CPD
3 hours
SRA

Fees


£105.00
Package Price
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£240.00
Non Member

(Excluding VAT)

Speakers


Stephen ParkerDetails

Testimonial


The course was relevant and easy to follow.

Susannah Boubaker - WTB Solicitors

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