Guidance Leaflets

The following leaflets are also available in paper copy from the Court Office/public counter

Adoption

ADO01  Adoption

Children's Matters

CHI01    What the court expects from parents considering asking for a court order

CHI02    Court Orders regarding children

CHI03    How do I apply for a court order in a children's matter?

CHI04    How do I apply for Parental Responsibility?

CHI06    Child Maintenance - coming to an arrangement

              Disputes concerning children - Notes for self represented parties

Divorce

DIV01    I want a divorce, what should I do?

DIV02    I have received a divorce application from my spouse, what do I do?

DIV03    How do I apply for Financial Provision?

              Financial remedies hearings - a guide for self represented parties

Enduring Power of Attorney

EPA01   Enduring Power of Attorney

Small Claims

Claimant

HCG01  What is a small claim?

HCG02  How to make a small claim

HCG03  No reply to my claim

HCG04  The defendant admits my claim, I claimed a fixed amount

HCG05  The defendant admits my claim, I did not claim a fixed amount

HCG06  The defendant disputes all or part of my claim

HCG07  I am coming to a court hearing, what do I need to know?

HCG08  I have a judgment but the defendant has not paid

HCG09  How do I apply for execution?

HCG10  How do I apply for an attachment of earnings order?

HCG11  How do I apply for a charging order?

HCG12  How do I apply for an arrestment order?

Defendant

HCG13  A claim has been made against me, what should I do?

HCG14  Defending a claim

HCG15  Paying my judgment

HCG16  I cannot pay my judgment, what can I do?

HCG17  I have received a charging order, what is it?

HCG18  I am coming to a court hearing, what do I need to know?

HCG19  Registered judgments, what does this mean? 

Page last updated on 20 March 2019