Family law glossary - L

L

Leave   
Leave means ‘permission’. Some steps in legal action require the permission of the Court.
 
Legal Aid / Public Funding         
State funded assistance towards legal fees for those on lower incomes.
 
Litigant in person          
A person who starts or defends a case without legal representation. Such a person is entitled to be accompanied by another person who may advise them, but may not address the Court.
 
Litigation friend
A person who conducts legal proceedings on behalf of a child or a mentally incapacitated person.
 
Lodging
The process of filing (delivering) documents to a Court.

loading staff

4.7out of 10
4.7 score on Trustpilot Based on count 806

We're Great

It is our business to deliver legal services that work for our clients, and you can trust our specialists to take care of things on your behalf.

Our Trustpilot reviews

Which court order is appropriate for my family/child dispute?

When couples separate it can be a very stressful time particularly where children are involved. Ideally parents should make decisions between themselves as to what is best for the child after separation. Mediation is a process where parents can be assisted...

Read more

Twitter block 1 tweet

SolicitorsLLP

Stephensons to relocate its St Helens office

The national law firm, Stephensons, is to move into new premises in St Helens. The firm will close its current office on Corporation Street in the town on Friday January 17th 2020 and move to a new purpose built office space in Century House on Hardshaw...

Read more

Family reorder

  • Victoria Gethin​
  • ​Karen Atkins
  • ​​Gwyneth John​
  • Amanda Rimmer​
  • Lauren Day
  • ​Tim Galbraith
  • Kath Geere​​
  • Jackie Price
  • Rachel Benett
  • Nicola Clayton
  • Catherine Gaskell​
  • Emma Roberts
  • Laura Simmons
  • Bethany Corday​
  • Lauren Evans
  • ​Hanna Fayle​
  • Jade Bastien
  • Gemma Wilson
  • Hannah Mallin
  • Claire Pilling