Appearing in court is a daunting experience that can be overwhelming, especially if you're not familiar with legal procedures and terminology. The anxiety that comes with it can be emotionally draining. Our Brighton Family Law Solicitors understand these challenges and have developed a comprehensive guide to help you navigate the court process.
We pride ourselves in providing you with all the necessary information you need to alleviate the stress that comes with appearing in court. With our expert guidance, you'll be equipped to handle the legal proceedings with confidence and ease. Our team is always ready to assist you with any legal advice or representation you need.
At Stowe Family Law Brighton, we pride ourselves on our commitment to supporting our clients during what can be an incredibly challenging time. With years of experience and expertise in the field, we understand that navigating the court process can feel overwhelming, which is why we have created a guide that is designed to be helpful and reassuring.
We firmly believe that informed decision-making is crucial when it comes to legal matters, and our guide outlines every aspect of the court process to ensure that our clients can make informed decisions. Our priority is ensuring that you feel comfortable and confident throughout your case, and we are here to provide you with the guidance and support you need every step of the way.
Where is Brighton County Court and Family Court?
Brighton County and Family Court
How to Get to Brighton county court and family court from Brighton Train Station
Brighton County Court and Family Court is an 10 minute car journey via A270 A23.
If you plan to walk, the journey will consist of a 20 minute walk via A27.
What Facilities Are Available At Brighton County Court and Family Court?
Assistance dogs are welcome.
1 interview room is available for urgent appointments only. Eight consultation rooms are available on the first floor.
Baby changing facilities are located on the ground floor in the accessible toilet.
This Court has hearing enhancement facilities.
Court/hearing room video conferencing facilities are available, excluding prison to court video links.
For safety and security, all customers and their possessions will be searched by security when they enter this building. We have a security arch. Please alert the security officer if you have a pacemaker.
A chilled water dispenser is available on the first floor landing.
This building has a public waiting area outside all hearing rooms.
WiFi is available in all areas of the building. Please see WiFi notices in the waiting areas for details.
An accessible toilet is available and located on the ground floor.
A lift is available in this building to access the first floor.
Public toilets are available and located on the first floor.
How To Prepare For Court
For those who have never stepped inside a courtroom before, the experience can be an intimidating one. However, there are steps you can take to prepare yourself and feel more in control. The first step is to gather all necessary documentation well in advance of your court date. This includes your hearing letter and any other relevant paperwork.
By organising these documents, you can feel more confident and less anxious about the proceedings to come. It's also a good idea to consult with a trusted solicitor who can provide valuable guidance and advice. They have the experience and knowledge to help navigate the court process. Finally, consider your appearance. Dressing appropriately can go a long way towards ensuring that you are taken seriously and feel more confident on the day of your court appearance. With these strategies in place, you'll be better equipped to face your first court date with confidence.
Walking into a courthouse can be a nerve-wracking experience, especially if it's your first time. However, with the right preparation, it can be a smooth and stress-free process. Arriving early is key, as it allows time to navigate heavy traffic and long security lines. Upon entering the courthouse, one must follow strict security procedures and protocols to maintain a secure environment.
Once inside, it's essential to stay focused and attentive throughout the hearing, demonstrating respect for both the proceedings and the court. It's crucial to avoid any potential distractions such as phone usage and taking photographs. With the correct approach and mindset, attending a courthouse hearing can be an informative and beneficial experience for everyone involved.
Get In Touch With Stowe Family Law Brighton
Navigating family law matters can be a difficult experience, but with the right legal guidance and support, the process can be made significantly more manageable. For those located in Brighton and the surrounding areas, Stowe Family Law has proven to be a reputable and trusted option.
With over 30 years of experience in the field, their team of highly qualified lawyers is well-equipped to handle all aspects of family law. Whether it be handling divorce proceedings or navigating complex child custody disputes, Stowe Family Law is focused on providing comprehensive guidance and support throughout the entire process. When it comes to family law matters, having a trusted solicitor can truly make all the difference.
Our team of Brighton Family Solicitors are located in room 525 in Mocatta House on Trafalgar Pl, just a five minute walk from Brighton train station.
If travelling by car, use the A23 then turn onto the A270.
The nearest car parks include Sainsbury’s and London Road Car Park.
You can call us on 01273 568542 from 8:30am – 7pm, Monday to Friday and 9am – 5pm on Saturday and Sunday.
Emma joined us in September 2017 and is the Managing Partner of our Esher, Guildford & Brighton offices. She advises on all aspects of family law and assists clients going through a separation whether they are married, in a civil partnership or unmarried.