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Getting to the truth—exploring the boundaries of a witness statement (Thakkar v Thakkar and others)

Published on: 07 March 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Getting to the truth—exploring the boundaries of a witness statement (Thakkar v Thakkar and others)
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Article summary

Family analysis: What weight should be given to witness evidence and when should adverse inferences be drawn where a party refuses to provide material evidence to the court? Joseph Henry, associate at Hodge Jones & Allen, reports, in light of a recent Family Court ruling. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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