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Judge rebuked for ‘cruel, insulting, humiliating’ conduct in family law trial

The Sydney Morning Herald last week reported on this story: “A judge presiding over a family law case denied a father a fair trial by bullying and demeaning his lawyers in court, an appeal court has ruled.” “Oh, God”, “rubbish”, “this is pathetic” and “that’s garbage” were among the judicial exclamations recorded.” For Full Article …

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Compensation claims based on false allegations in family law

Original (full) article by Nicola Berkovic in The Australian 25th May 2020 This is a dad we know and have supported. It is truly a tragic story. Extracts: “Taxpayers have paid out $10,000 to a girl as compensation for being a victim of sexual abuse despite two Family Court judges rejecting the allegations made during a …

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