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dishonesty | Cambridge Family Law Practice

Dishonesty – should an agreement stand?

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Honesty, both before the courts, and within family law generally, is the bedrock on which justice is built. A good family lawyer will stress to their clients the requirement for absolute transparency in financial disclosure and that dishonesty within evidence put before the court can amount to contempt of court. In financial proceedings after divorce or dissolution, if one person is found to have deliberately misled the court, then aside from the issue of contempt, an order or agreement approved by the court has the potential to be set aside on the basis of fraud or misrepresentation. With that in…

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