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Sorry what is the court case that your daughter is involved in please?
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Hello and thank you for the question, thanks also for your patience, this has been allocated to me now.
Statements in support from parents are often submitted in court proceedings. Obviously you are not an impartial witness, given you want the best for your child, but you can still provide evidence ion support if you have anything to add that will help the judge determine a factual dispute.
A character reference is less helpful.
People are assumed to be of good character in family court proceedings, so unless the witness gives evidence related to disputed facts, they are little evidential value.
Can I clarify anything more?
I understand - and you can absolutely help with compiling the witness statement. It's not a 'test' for your daughter to do it herself, she can get help from anywhere she likes if she needs it.
I trust that clarifies the point for you?
Yes you can add the log of messages as an addendum.
She would be the applicant in this application to discharge the order.
Witness statements can be from any party in the proceedings though, applicant or respondent.
Is there anything more I can clarify?
Yes we can arrange that, of course.
Very happy to help.
Whilst I can't post my personal information on here, I can say I am a barrister called to the (and practising) since 2012.
I'm afraid I can't provide that information.
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