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what is the penalty for giving a false written witness statement

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what is the penalty for giving a false written witness statement to a county court
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  tdlawyer replied 3 years ago.

tdlawyer :

Hello, welcome to the website. My name isXXXXX can assist you with this.

tdlawyer :

Is this in a trial of an action?

Customer:

it is a action

tdlawyer :

Okay. Then the penalty is a finding of contempt of court with the consequence of imprisonment (up to 2 years) and/or an unlimited fine.

tdlawyer :

In reality, very few cases ever get to this stage though. It's usually enough that the lying party is exposed, loses the court action and ends up paying all the costs.

Customer:

thank you for your prompt attention and excellent answer. regards graham

tdlawyer :

Thanks Graham.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

just a quick question should a county court judge introduce himself in a county court case

Expert:  tdlawyer replied 3 years ago.
Yes, you will always know who the Judge is!