Statement for the Final Hearing
: This document does is not intended in
anyway to constitute legal advice, it is
a general information and signposting
sheet. References to any persons, details
and cases are entirely fictional. This
provides a general example of how a
position statement may be written.
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legally qualified or trained. We assist
and support people through family court
as lay people acting as an informed
have any questions about your case, or if
we can assist you in preparing your
Narrative Statement, then please contact
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1 : What is a 'Narrative Statement'
for the Final Hearing.
: Before you attend
a Final Hearing the court will direct
both parties to file and serve their
final statements. The directions letter
received by the court will provide the
date and time this has to be done.
'Narrative Statement' provides both
parties with the opportunity to give
their positions on child arrangements and
to provide evidence.
no set format for a 'Narrative Statement'
but we suggest the following as a
b) A brief
update of your circumstances and contact.
Response to the Cafcass Section 7 Report.
Considerations under the 'Child Welfare
Appendices of any evidence.