Legal Maps

You have purchased a presentation called ‘Legal Maps.’  I would like to assess whether you feel that these ‘maps’ have assisted you in understanding the law and the situation in which you find yourself.  By completing this short questionnaire you can help me to improve the quality of the material which I use to help explain the processes involved.

This questionnaire should take less than five minutes to complete.

 

Personalities, Structures and the Legal System

You have looked at a presentation called ‘Personalities, Structures and the Legal System’.   How helpful do you feel it was as a means of enabling you to understand the RANGE of people and processes which are involved?

 

Please indicate on a scale of 1 to 10, where 1 indicates that it was no help and 10 that it was extremely helpful:

1         2         3         4         5          6          7          8          9          10

Using the same scale, do you feel the same presentation helped you to understand the role of…?

   

 

 

Not at all helpful

Extremely helpful

Mediators

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

Solicitors

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

Barristers

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

District Judges

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

CAFCASS

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

                       

 

  1. Thinking now about the Legal Service Commission, please circle the option which you feel reflects how strongly you agree or disagree to the following statements:

 

 

 

Completely Agree

 

 

Strongly Agree

 

Partly Agree

 

Neither Agree Nor Disagree

 

Partly Disagree

 

 

Strongly Disagree

 

Completely Disagree

I fully understand the requirements of the Commission in terms of Mediation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I fully understand the requirements of the Commission in terms of the statutory charge

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Using the same scale, please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements:

 

 

Completely Agree

Strongly Agree

Partly

Agree

Neither Agree Nor Disagree

 

Partly Disagree

 

 

Strongly Disagree

 

Completely Disagree

Does not apply to me

I fully understand the relationship between the Legal Map and the presentation on Personalities, Structures and the Legal System

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I fully understand the relationship between the shaded areas of the ‘Legal Map’ and the detailed blue, red and green ‘Maps’ I was shown

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Maps and Diagrams

 

  1. Now turning to the other ‘maps’ which you have purchased, I’d like you to think about how clear each map was in explaining the sequence of events on each map.  Please circle the number which you feel most closely applies to you, where 1 means not at all clear and 10 indicates very clear:

 

 

 

Not at all clear

Totally clear

Divorce Map

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

Children Map

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

Financial Issues Diagram

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

Timescales

and Costs Diagram

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

                       

 

6. And how strongly do you agree with the following statements about these maps…?

 

 

Completely Agree

Strongly Agree

Partly

Agree

Neither Agree Nor Disagree

 

Partly Disagree

 

 

Strongly Disagree

 

Completely Disagree

Does not apply to me

I fully understand the relationship between the divorce map and the law recited on the back

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I fully understand the relationship between the ‘Children’ map and the law recited on the back

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I fully understand the relationship between the Financial Issues diagram and the law recited on the back

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Timescales and Costs Diagram helped me to clearly understand all of these issues more clearly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7. Have you viewed the maps that you have purchased more than once?

 

Yes Go to Question 8

No Go to Question 11

 

  1. As you have looked at them again, how strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

 

 

Completely Agree

Strongly Agree

Partly

Agree

Neither Agree Nor Disagree

 

Partly Disagree

 

 

Strongly Disagree

 

Completely Disagree

Does not apply to me

a) I found the introductions to each presentation useful to me

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

b) The information on the back of the sheet entitled ‘Personalities, Structures and the Legal System’ was useful to me

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

c) The information on the back of ‘Legal Maps’ was of value

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

d) I do not require any more information about the legal system

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

e) The maps helped me to recall the information that I was given at my consultation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

f) I would be willing to show them to a friend or relative to enable us to talk about the family issues affecting me

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

g) I would be willing to use them to talk to my spouse about the issues which we need to discuss

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

h) Overall the information that I  have received is easy to understand

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 ) These maps were useful to me as in planning a way forward

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please answer Question 9 if you did not agree with statement 8c, otherwise go to Question 10.

 

9. What further information do you feel that you need about the legal system?

 

 

 

 

 

Please answer Question 10 if you did not agree with statement 8h, otherwise go to Question 11.

 

  1.  What was it about the information which you have received that you felt was not clear?  What further information do you feel you need?

 

 

 

 

 

Final thoughts

 

11.      The aim of Legal Maps is to help you to understand your situation, if you have any thoughts on what you felt was helpful, as well as how you think they might be improved, then please write them in the space below…