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Hi, I’m Lea, thank you for requesting my further assistance.
I understand the background to your case, but why do you want to not attend?
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What is the point in you saying nothing? How will you put forward your application for refusal if you say nothing? You may as well withdraw your application in its entirety.
You asked if there are any consequesnces for your refusal to take part - yes, there is a strong likelihood everything will go against you, and as this is family court, it will have an impact on the contact you are seeking with your children. You cannot make an accusation and an application on the basis of bias and then say absolutely nothing.
It might be worth your while to try to raise funds, beg or borrow, to pay for a direct access barrister so that you can be properly represented. You'll do yourself no favours saying nothing at all.
I can't tell you anything about what the court will do in relation to an application to adjourn. You'll have to make that application to adjourn and await the hearing to find out.
I wish I could offer more assistance, but the reality is that if you cannot afford representation, and you cannot access a pro bono lawyer, that you have to self-represent.
Then just do that.
Can I clarify anything?
The court can refuse your application on any grounds that it deems relevant.
It's good you have prepared something. I am sure the judge will take it into consideration.
No it doesn't, it means he's taking it into consideration when making his decision.That doesn't mean he'll agree with you, but it might.
Anything I can say won't make a difference to what the judge will decide, you have given him your reasons for wanting an adjournment, and I really hope you get one, but you now have to wait until the hearing to get the decision.