Attorneys new to family court are often surprised that the Rules of Evidence are not always strictly followed, Rules of Civil Procedure are sometimes ignored, statutes are not always strictly applied and procedural oversights are not always a big deal. While defenders of these practices will argue that they are necessary to promote judicial efficiency in an already overwhelmed system, this may soon be a thing of the past.
Family Law Attorneys Beware: Follow the Rules
The Legal Intelligencer
August 27, 2013