Posted by Kirsty Thyer on 12th February 2020
Last updated 27th April 2023


Extra support is available for parents who have learning difficulties. There are a number of local organisations who can provide advocacy services and the court has recently said that it can fund these services where parents are involved in court proceedings. An advocate will attend court, meetings with your solicitor and other formal meetings to help you understand the process and make sure your voice is heard.

If you would like to talk to us about this, or any other family law issue, please contact us on 01392 421777 for Exeter or 01752 674999 for Plymouth.

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Kirsty Thyer is a Solicitor and Director at The Family Law Company. She specialises in dealing with complex cases involving injuries to children and has experience in taking cases up to the Court of Appeal. She has also been member of the Law Society’s Children Panel since 2008.

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