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Do self-representated litigants received a fair trial? The challenge for the family court
Record ID:
22656
Format:
LIJ Article
Year:
2002
Author:
Pavone, Rachell ;
Source:
LIJ (2002) 76 No 5
Date_of_entry:
04/06/2002
Notes:
The recent decision by the Full Court of the Family Court in T v S may well prove to have significant ramifications for legal aid funding in Australia. It shows the difficulty faced by self-representated litigants in presenting evidence at trial and the incresed likelihood of appeals an retrials in cases involving self-represented litigants. Headings in this article include:- Presentation of evidence at the trial, leave to present further evidence on appeal, lack of presentation crucial, Chief Justce speaks out and impact of decision
Section:
Feature
Month:
June


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