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Advicenow have created a series of easy-to-use step-by-step guides for people struggling to deal with family issues. Mary Marvel, Head of Policy and Communications at Law for Life, explains how the guides work and where to find them.
RCJ Advice are pleased to have developed and started a new online triage and self-booking service which enables clients to book their own appointments online at a time that suits them within availability.
For anyone interested in volunteering at RCJ advice we have an “about us” brochure for information on roles available and a standard application form. RCJ Advice is a unique Citizens Advice service covering legal services in the Royal Courts of Justice and Central London Family Court and deliver Citizens Advice Islington. We are able to provide a wide range of volunteer experience.
Make Our Rights Reality (MORR) is a national project from Youth Access which teaches young people about their rights and gives them a voice to challenge injustice.
New PSU services in 2016 include Bournemouth, Chester, Newport and West London Family Court: these services are currently part-time, and opening hours vary, so please check the PSU website for details.
The Welsh Government has just published an Information and Advice Plan, working together with the National Advice Network and others. It sets out how they aspire to work together to improve access to the quality assured services which people need. Published December 2016.
The Bar Standards Board has developed a comprehensive guide for consumers about what to expect from a barrister. ‘Using a barrister’ features useful information to help consumers understand what a barrister is, what they do and how they may be able to help.
Judi Lincoln, Advice & Volunteer Manager at the Norfolk Community Law Service tells us about their Family Court Support Service (FCSS) for private law, child contact matters.