Episode 202 - Family Court 101

A personal inside look at the work of a family court judge. In this web extra, Justice Spence tells Justice Brownstone what it's like to do his job and how he manages to deal with the very disturbing facts he hears in court. Go to any family court and you will find the dockets overflowing with cases involving parents in dispute over their property, money and children. In recent years the majority of these parents are self-represented, trying to navigate a complex and frustrating legal system on their own without a lawyer. In this web extra episode Justice Brownstone and a fellow judge tell you what you need to know if you are contemplating going to family court. This is a rare opportunity to hear about the procedures and rules of evidence that govern the way judges make decisions.
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