Deborah Nelson Family Law 

We are there to support you through the legal process.  

Providing practical and emotional support through your divorce

without you having to pay large legal bills.

Affordable Help with Paperwork and Court

Preparation is the key whether you are self representing or a Professional in the Family Court. Preparation is one of the basics taught to Professional Advocates.  Give yourself the benefit and advantage of professional help with your preparation for Court Hearings.   


Prepare fully for your hearing, get your paperwork in order



 Package of documents for FDA or FDR with

30 minutes consultation


Book a 30 minute consultation

Help with Preparing your Position Statement

One of the most common documents I get asked for help with is Preparing a Position Statement.  You can download for a small donation a Position Statement template and three example Position Statements.  

Tips for Presenting Yourself and your Case at Court


Here is some basic and universal guidance on how to present yourself and your case to the court:


BE PREPARED - when you are in the middle of feeling strong emotions it is often difficult to remember what you want to say and words can come out all jumbled.  It is so important to have a clear and well drafted Position Statement that sets out what you want and the reasons why the Judge should favour your position.  If you have a clear and relevant Position Statement you may find that when you go before the Judge he will either not want to hear further from you or asks you questions which takes considerable pressure off you.                                     

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Contact Info


07956 591 000  

St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex 

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Deborah Nelson Family Law is NOT a legal advice service.  It is a support and guidance service.  


Although  Deborah Nelson is a qualified Solicitor she does  not hold a practising Certificate to be able to advise you as to the merits of your case.  We are providing a service to you as a McKenzie Friend/Legal Assistant and therefore will not be responsible for any adverse decisions made in your case resulting from documents we have helped you prepare and guidance given to you prior to or during court proceedings.  We will not be responsible for any decisions made by you, the court or the other party's solicitor. or applications, 


If you require advice about the merits of your case or application or what to say in your statements you should consult a Practising Solicitor who is regulated by the Solicitor's Regulation Authority or a Direct Access Barrister.  

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