Statement for the Second Hearing
Appointment : DRA)
Question 1 : Why produce a
Position Statement for the Second Hearing known
as the Dispute Resolution Appointment
The purpose of producing a
Position Statement for the second hearing is
usually to :
a) Update the court on any interim
court order arrangements.
b) To respond, if necessary to any
Cafcass Section 7 report and recommendations.
c) To outline any suggested
changes or progress to the interim order.
Question 2 : When
do you serve and exchange your Position
previously directed by the court to file and
serve Position Statments by a set date and time,
it is usually accepted that position statements
are taken to court on the day of the hearingand
given to the usher or receptionist for the court
on arriving 1 hr before the hearing time.
Position statements are usually exchanged with
the other side at the same time shortly after