District Court Family Law Remedies
The process involved in separating from a partner or spouse is often a painful experience. Initial arrangements with regard to matters such as maintenance of yourself or your spouse/partner, custody of and access to dependent children frequently do not function in a satisfactory manner. It is possible to remedy the situation using the services of the District Family Court. A full description of District Court family services is available from the following link:
Most Family Law services in the Dublin Metropolitan District (Apart from Swords and Dun Laoghaire) are offered through the District Court Family Law Office at Dolphin House in Temple Bar: Full details are on the next link including information about Emergency Domestic Violence Cases:
Here are some useful links in if you are the victim of domestic violence. Remember both Women and Men are victims of domestic violence as well as children: http://www.womensaid.ie/
In Family Law proceedings many people prefer to be represented by a solicitor to enable them to make the best possible case before the District Court judge.
Patrick M. Martin Solicitors can handle all aspects of your District Court Case. Being represented by a Solicitor often facilitates settlement on the steps of the Court and avoids the stress of your having to give testimony in a court case.
It is of course possible to represent yourself in any matter before a court but before doing so perhaps you should bear in mind the famous advice of Abraham Lincoln:
“A man who represents himself has a fool for a client”