Last week in court we advised a client to lodge a video clip as a production for a Child Welfare Hearing. To the non-lawyer, this probably doesn’t sound like unusual advice but I can almost hear the intake of breath from the family law solicitors reading this post. Frankly, it just isn’t done. Court 14, the venue for almost all Child Welfare Hearings in Edinburgh Sheriff Court, isn’t even set up with TV screens to show videos.
In the age of social media where a camera phone is ready to record any possible Facebook-worthy moment, many clients are baffled to hear […]