Recent coverage

June 2024

Video guide for unrepresented parties in civil and family court

May 2024

Family court analysis lifts lid on life for litigants in person

March 2024

BBC documentary

June 2023

Millions more people could qualify for legal aid as the scheme is expanded – here's what's changing 

April 2023

Leeds Beckett University partners with Support Through Court to offer hope to those facing court alone - Today's Family Lawyer

February 2023

Martin Lewis: What happened to my pledge to give £10m to charity

September 2022

News focus: Universities step up to save Support Through Court

August 2022

Court support charity teams up with universities to keep services running

July 2022

Legal charity risks closure following funding cuts

Boost for court charity

MoneySavingExpert founder hands £60k 'lifeline' to support LiPs

Court support still threatened despite funding update

June 2022

Court support service under threat as Ministry of Justice pulls funding

‘I’m desperate’: the Britons facing court alone who rely on helpline support | Legal aid | The Guardian

LiP support service under threat after government cuts funding


Most Dedicated Legal Support Assistance Provider 2021
- England and Wales (SME News Awards) - Support Through Court has been been awarded 'Most Dedicated Legal Support Assistance Provider
2021' by SME News. Congratulations to the volunteers, and thank you for continuing to support vulnerable individuals across the UK and Wales as they face the courts alone.

Best Legal Support Volunteers 2020
– England and Wales (SME News Awards) - Support Through Court have been awarded 'Best Legal Support Volunteers 2020, England & Wales'. Our volunteers provide invaluable support to vulnerable individuals across England & Wales and have been recognised for all of their hard work. Well done to everyone who has volunteered with us, and thank you. 

Civil Justice Council proposes better assistance for vulnerable witnesses (20th February 2020) - The Civil Justice Council published its final report on problems that vulnerable witnesses and other parties face in civil courts. The Council highlighted Support Through Court's strong backing from members of the Judiciary and commended the work of the Litigant in Person Support Strategy. The Council also recommended that the Ministry of Justice increase its financial support to Litigants in Person (including to Support Through Court and other key charities).

Judge begs for donations to ease family courts crisis (9th February 2020) - Sir Andrew McFarlane, president of the Family Division for England and Wales, in a recent speech gave recognition to the importance of our volunteers in the Family Courts. Our volunteers' support has gained further recognition from The Sunday Times (behind paywall).