REVENGE – A DISH BEST SERVED … NOT AT ALL

When people who have separated first see a family lawyer, they are, understandably, experiencing the full gamut of emotions – shock, despair, anger.  How they feel can change from hour to hour, and day to day.   As their case progresses, their feelings can become more fixed.  Some feel an acceptance, and simply want to…

WHY CAN’T I SAY WHAT I REALLY THINK ABOUT MY SPOUSE IN COURT?

Final hearings in the Family Courts are often called ‘paper trials’ – they proceed on written statements of evidence called Affidavits, which are made (sworn or affirmed by a spouse as being true) and filed in advance of any hearing.   The oral evidence from litigants in family law cases is therefore usually limited to…