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Expert Witnesses – Who are they ?

by | Oct 26, 2023 | Family Law

An expert witness plays an important role in Family Law matters because their expert report is considered a crucial piece of evidence before the Court.

Over the next few posts, we will provide you with information on the basics of expert witnesses and how they impact Family Law proceedings.

An expert witness is an independent individual who assists the parties and the Courts by conducting interviews, assessments and investigations for the purposes of providing written reports of the results obtained.

An expert witness is a family report writer, a social worker, an accountant, a psychologist, a property valuer to name a few. It is mandatory these expert witnesses have the acquired qualification and expertise to fulfill their obligation to the people and the Courts.

Our team of experienced Family Law lawyers at Nevett Ford Melbourne are here to assist you with any questions you may have on 03 9614 7111 or email melbourne@nevettford.com.au