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Clare, Family Solicitor
Category: Family Law
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Experience:  I have been a solicitor in High Street Practise since 1985 and have specialised in Family Law for the last 10 years
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During the cross examination of my exwife in final hearing -

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during the cross examination of my exwife in final hearing - can i ask her to read an email from my disclosure bundle and then ask her questions about that?
HiThank you for your questionMy name is ***** ***** I shall do my best to help you.Is the email relevant to your argument?Is the email about something she actually knows about?Clare
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
it is about something that in her witness statement she opines about. it is central to one of the arguments
is it a matter of fact?
What do you wish to ask her?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
in short:she says that something did not happen
the email shows that it did happenwant to ask her whether she sticks with her witness statement ?
Could she have known that it had actually happened?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
she doubted me saying that it did happen - without any evidence or reason
But was there any way she could have known that it had happened?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
well, at the time i told her it did
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
she choose to ignore my information - and just put conjecture in her witness statement
HiPleas do not be offended - but you have watched rather too many tv courtroom dramasThe most that you can do with this email is refer your ex to it and ask if she now accepts that xxx happened, That is it - no more and no less - and frankly even that is rather pointless since all you actually need to do is to point out TO THE COURT that she was wrong and that you can prove it.Your cross examination of your ex should be short and to the point - based entirely on issues raised by her statement (s) either by theirinclusion or their omissionPlease ask if you need further details
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