What is a McKenzie Friend?
Sometimes a Mckenzie Friend can provide a useful support system when the cost of a Solicitor is not possible.
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Benefits And Categories Of Mckenzie Friend
There are many cases have been increased with time and people have to present themselves in the court. Within all type of cases, family cases are increasing. A family case may be in between two families or it may be two members of a family. To resolve your family case, if you are thinking that you should have to take help from legal authorities, then you can go to court. When you go to court, for submitting an application of your case, you will need a lawyer and not everyone is capable of paying charges taken by a lawyer. But, you do need legal advice for solving your case, then what can you do? For solving your family issues, you can do litigation by yourself and it will be an exhausting experience for you.
Instead, you can hire a person who will go to court and sit with you in the court. This person will also assist you in each stage of your family case. You can hire this person from McKenzie friend. A McKenzie friend is a legal person who will help you to write all the important things regarding your case and suggest you the best advice for your case proceedings. McKenzie friend is not the lawyer and does not have right to ask questions from witness as lawyer have but it will be available in the court for giving you moral support. No need to hire a lawyer with high fees. Get McKenzie friend at cheaper fees and represent yourself by own in the court with your McKenzie friend. McKenzie friend will sit with you in the court and provide you best advice for litigation that you can raise in the court.
If you have to represent your case in the court by yourself, then do not worry about this. Take McKenzie friend with you and you will have many benefits for having McKenzie friend. A person, who has family issues, must know about the benefits of McKenzie friend before going to court.
Some McKenzie friend may have former experience of the legal system and also have information about law enforcers and the social workers.
Some McKenzie friends are those who have faced the same legal cases or have experienced that how to solve cases.
In past years of family cases, when a person takes a family member or loved one to the court as a McKenzie friend. They gain moral support from McKenzie friend and no need to give any fees to him. In the current time, the need for McKenzie friend is increasing for each case to solve family issues. A person can hire McKenzie friend easily as their fees are substantially lower than lawyers fees. These days, professional McKenzie friends are also available and you can hire anyone who will give you proper moral support and best legal advice. In 2013, the government made a new law that family-related cases may have McKenzie friend. There are many types of family cases like child contact and debt. Due to this rule, the demand for McKenzie friends has increased.
Suppose, you have not visited the court before and do not have any experience that what will happen in the court. So, it will best for you to have McKenzie friend with you in the court as they have specific qualifications to assist you. They will give you moral support and the best advice. Judges in the court also give permission to take McKenzie friend with you. During all court hearings, McKenzie friend will give you helpful legal advice.