Saturday, 18 August 2007

Disclosure: "Show and tell" not "hide and seek"

In a recent case, Kennedy and McDermott, Federal Magistrate Lucev dealt with an interim application for the father to make formal discovery on a child support application.

In dealing with the obligation to make disclosure, his Honour said:

"Put succinctly, as it often is by Counsel, the obligation is to "show and tell" not "hide and seek."

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