Court of Protection telephone hearings at First Avenue House

The Court of Protection will be giving the following instructions in relation to telephone hearings at First Avenue House, responding to uncertainties as to responsibilities and costs.   They are to be read with the Guidance on Remote Hearings published by the Vice-President on 31 March 2020.

Dear All,

Please find below dial in details for the telephone hearing listed before judge xyz on date at time.

JOIN USING YOUR PHONE

  1. Choose the correct phone number to dial:

– Freephone 0800 917 1956

– United Kingdom Direct: 0203 463 9741

– International dial in +44203 463 9741

  1. At the phone prompt, provide the participant passcode: 5########## followed by #

Important Information

The charge for the connection to your remote hearing is paid for by HMCTS. However, charges may be applied by your service provider and may vary depending on what contract you currently have with them. It is your responsibility to check whether you will be charged for this connection with your network provider

The participant passcode is for one time use only.

[Note, the reference to ‘charges’ in the passage in bold is a reference to the fact that, if the right number is not used, the call will not be free – on some networks, 0800 will be the Freephone number; on others the 0203 number].