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McKenzie Friends

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Family Law Assistance

Supporting Children and their Families

McKenzie Friends

Email: Help and Assistance


Mail: Help@McKenzie-Friend.Org.UK?subject=Family Law Assistance&body=[Please include the following information or as much detail as you can.]

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McKenzie Friend Organisation Ltd Registered in England and Wales Co No  10978930

Registered Office: 71-75 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, London. WC2H 9JQ

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How to Find a McKenzie Friend

Unfortunately there are all too few good McKenzie Friends working in England and Wales.

Using the map to the left select the area you feel is closest to you and click on the link.  This will take you to a list of our McKenzie Friends in that area.

Of course you may chose anyone, even from another area, for a variety of reasons, it is a matter of personal choice and preference.

If you are unable to find anyone working  close to you please get in touch with us as some of our McKenzie Friends are able to travel.

Remember too that you can always make contact with different McKenzie Friends to get a feel as to how they may work with you on your case.

If you are unable to find anyone working close to you please get in touch with us as some of our McKenzie Friends are able to travel.

How to Choose a McKenzie Friend

It is important that you choose a McKenzie Friend who can assist you through a difficult period when you may feel vulnerable and concerned for your future.

Some suggestions for you:

1. Are they knowledgeable, experienced and skilled?

2.  Can they provide evidence of: qualifications, references, membership and professionalism? Why not?

3.  Do they charge a fee and have they told you how this will be calculated? Have you a contract?

4.  Are you comfortable with the service they are offering?

5. Are they assisting you or taking over your case?

Take time to make this decision and don’t be afraid to ask questions - lot’s of them.

Map Overview

The Map is fairly easy to follow, indeed we hope this is a theme for the whole of our website.

Areas 1-9 Each area contains the details of McKenzie Friend services available in that location.

Area A - Scotland has different Family Law and only Lay Representatives are permissible.

Area B - Northern Ireland. McKenzie Friends require the Court’s permission before they are involved.

Area C - Wales, has slightly changed legal procedures and CAFCASS Cymru.

Area D - Isle of Man. Please see our page on McKenzie Friend Services here.












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Isle of Man ITI Organisation

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Service now Available

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Did you know?  The Isle of Man is not part of the United Kingdom or the European Union.

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