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Moral Support For A Person From Mckenzie Friend In Court

When a family lives happily, it is good but there are many times when there is disagreement in the family. Family dispute become larger and it becomes necessary to solve family dispute on time. There is need for involvement of other one to solving out your family dispute. If you are thinking to apply in court for solving your family matters, then you can apply. For court application, you must have to contact to lawyer and it may be problem for the one who are not able to bear the charges of the lawyer. Every lawyer will take more charges for legal advices. Person, whose case is extraordinary, will think to help from lawyer otherwise number of people tries to solve the matter own. If you want to follow litigation process by own, then you will have different experience you.


If you are in legal trouble and want someone’s assistant as LIP (Litigant in Person), then you can ask for help from McKenzie friend in your legal case. McKenzie friend will be with you in court when you have to present in the court but does not represent any person on the behalf. McKenzie friend does not have any lawyer or barrister with you in the court. This friend helps you in your legal cases but in different way, such as he may present with you in the court, may help you to note down every important thing in the court and sit in the court room with you and also give you legal advice. If we talk about the law of United Kingdom, then every person has the right to represent his McKenzie friend and can also contact to one of best lawyer who is known as LIP (Litigant In Person). If you have any family case, then hire LIP as soon as possible.

Representing yourself in the court is not so much typical as it sounds because McKenzie friend is always with you. This friend helps you in advance for representing you in the court and will sit you in the court. There are number of benefits for having McKenzie friend, and you should know about benefits.

Benefits of McKenzie friend are:

  • Moral support from McKenzie friend – person will available with you in the court and tell you many things related to your case. He will always be with you for providing moral support.
  • Papers – McKenzie friend tell you which papers are important and when you will need those papers as per your case. He will also help you to note down all necessary things in court.
  • Various issues – you will also get legal advices on many issues related to your case like procedure of family dispute application in the court and what litigant want to ask from the witness in the court.

Places, where McKenzie friend can’t help you:

  • Except the LIP, McKenzie friend can’t represent you in the court
  • McKenzie friend also do not have right to take position of LIP and cannot signature documents
  • This friend is also not qualified too much that he can speak in the court

Permission for McKenzie friend in the court:

No judge has the right to deny allowing to McKenzie friend in the court. If a judge is not allowing McKenzie friend, he has to give specific reasons. McKenzie friend will also have to follow all rules for sitting in the court otherwise his permission will denied by judge on the basis of his activities inside court room.

Demand of McKenzie friend:

In past years, McKenzie friend is a family member or loved one who come to court show his moral support to you and no need to pay any money to him. Recently, demand of McKenzie friend has increased and professional McKenzie friend is also available who provides who legal advices for your family dispute case. You have to pay money to professional friend. You can easily ask for legal help from McKenzie friend because he is much cheaper than lawyer. In the year 2013, state govt has changed the rules and stated that family related cases like divorce, employment, child contact and debt related cases may hire McKenzie friend. This rule has increased the demand of such friend and professionally McKenzie friend earn more money.

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