Suffolk Law Advice Centre
46A St Matthews Street
Every alternate Tuesday and Thursday from 10 am to 2.30 pm.
Area(s) of law:
Other areas of law available
Who can access this clinic?
The service is only available to those living or working in Suffolk
Information about accessibility
Wheel Chair access to our reception.
This clinic offers the following service(s)
Form Filling, Initial Advice
You can access the service in the following way(s)
Summary of Service
The Family Support Clinic is run by Suffolk Law Advice Centre (ISCRE). Our service is free, independent and confidential. We have trained Family Legal Volunteers who will advise you on the merits of beginning or continuing with the proposed application and assist with form-filling. They will also explain what happens during a Court Hearing and advise you about how to best represent yourself. The Legal Volunteer can advise on the following orders only: - Child Arrangement Orders for issues of residence and contact [under Section 8 Children Act 1989] - A Prohibited Steps Order [under Section 8 Children Act 1989] - A Specific Issue Order [under Section 8 Children Act 1989] - An order for parental responsibility [under Section 4 Children Act 1989] - An order to change a child’s surname [under Section 13 Children Act 1989] - An order varying, discharging or enforcing any of the above named orders - An order seeking disclosure of a child's whereabouts