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The boundaries for McKenzie friends in family law proceedings (M v F)

The boundaries for McKenzie friends in family law proceedings (M v F)
Published on: 31 July 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • The boundaries for McKenzie friends in family law proceedings (M v F)
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  • What was the background to this case and the issue to be determined by the court?
  • How common are cases in which a McKenzie friend, paid or unpaid, oversteps the parameters of their role in the proceedings?
  • What should practitioners be mindful of when dealing with McKenzie friends and/or litigants in person?

Article summary

Family analysis: Kevin Skinner, partner at Goodman Ray LLP, discusses the background to the recent decision in M v F, focusing in particular on the role of McKenzie friends in family proceedings and what practitioners need to be mindful of when dealing with them. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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