Child arrangements

How to prepare for the First Hearing Dispute Resolution Appointment

for just £120

Get expert advice on:

  • If you need to ask for an adjournment to have more time to prepare – this is where the court postpones the hearing to another date. 
  • If you might be able to reach agreement and avoid the hearing altogether.
  • How to clearly define the key issues in the case.
  • If you should try and get representation.
  • What you should prepare for the hearing and how to do it.
  • What issues you should talk to Cafcass about.
  • The contents of the Cafcass letter/report and how you should proceed (if you have already received this).
  • If you need to prepare the court bundle.