CEFR Levels

What is the CEFR? CEFR stands for Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.  We don’t know why they missed off the L, perhaps because C-E-F-R is already a lot to say, for an abbreviation. The CEFR is a framework used to assess an individual’s ability in any language, [...]

By |2021-12-03T11:25:30+00:00December 3rd, 2021|

Dispute Resolution Appointment (DRA) (in Polish)

Dispute Resolution Appointment (DRA) znany również jako Dispute Resolution Hearing (DRH) – jest zwykle drugą rozprawą w ramach procedury sądowej w sprawie dzieci (Children Act 1989). Celem DRA jest rozważenie wszelkich dodatkowych dowodów i/lub raportów uzyskanych po pierwszym posiedzeniu znanym jako First Hearing Dispute Resolution Appointment (FHDRA). Procedura przed [...]

By |2021-11-24T09:56:52+00:00November 24th, 2021|

Dispute Resolution Appointment (DRA)

Dispute Resolution Appointment (DRA) also known as Dispute Resolution Hearing (DRH) – is usually the second hearing within private proceedings under the Children Act 1989. The purpose of the DRA is to consider any additional evidence and/or reports obtained after the First Hearing Dispute Resolution Appointment (FHDRA). Before the [...]

By |2021-11-24T09:52:45+00:00November 24th, 2021|

First Hearing Dispute Resolution Appointment (FHDRA) (in Polish)

FHDRA – First Hearing Dispute Resolution Appointment – ​​jest zwykle pierwszą rozprawą w ramach procedury sądowej w sprawie dzieci (Children Act 1989). Celem FHDRA jest ocena kwestii spornych między stronami na wczesnym etapie postępowania oraz określenie najlepszego sposobu prowadzenia sprawy. Gdy strona (Wnioskodawca - Applicant) rozpocznie postępowanie sądowe w [...]

By |2021-11-24T09:42:59+00:00November 10th, 2021|

Wills and Administration of Estates

Wills are seen as one of the most important documents someone can draw up in their lifetime, many people seek advice from a specialist qualified in the field of Private Client to ensure their will is appropriately drafted, accurately reflects their wishes, and is reviewed periodically. The requirements of [...]

By |2021-10-26T14:56:04+01:00October 26th, 2021|

Enforcement Proceedings

Enforcement proceedings are a way of obtaining the Court’s assistance in recovering payment following a Judgment. They can only be made after a Court has entered a Judgment in your favour, so enforcement proceedings should not be seen as an alternative system of claiming money from another party - [...]

By |2021-10-26T12:26:55+01:00October 25th, 2021|

Balance of Probabilities

The balance of probabilities is the standard of proof used in civil law cases. A standard of proof is the extent to which you have to prove something for it to be accepted by a Court. So, for example, if you are trying to prove that you lost £1,000 [...]

By |2021-10-26T12:09:03+01:00October 20th, 2021|

First Hearing Dispute Resolution Appointment (FHDRA)

FHDRA – First Hearing Dispute Resolution Appointment – is usually the first hearing within proceedings under the Children Act 1989. The purpose of the FHDRA is to assess the issues between the parties at an early stage, and to determine how best to progress the case. When a party [...]

By |2021-11-24T09:41:20+00:00October 18th, 2021|

Small Claims

Small Claims is a term used to describe claims for compensation or other kinds of financial redress (such as refunds or debt recovery) where, usually, the total value you are claiming for is under £10,000. You might make a Small Claim in situations such as: Being injured through someone [...]

By |2021-10-26T12:27:53+01:00October 18th, 2021|

Legal Aid (Family)

Legal Aid is a scheme that helps you pay for your legal fees. Not everyone qualifies for the legal aid funding as certain requirements must be complied with first. You must satisfy a two-stage test: The first stage – domestic abuse To satisfy the first stage of the test [...]

By |2021-08-09T07:38:04+01:00August 6th, 2021|
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