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Bundle for preliminary hearing

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17 May 12 #331278 by BigPurr
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Hi good people of wikivorce

Simply put, I am a Litigant in Person and my ex''s solicitor is putting together a bundle for a final hearing next week. I do not yet have all the contents of the bundle but have the main sections as required by practice direction for family proceedings.

My questions are as follows. I wish to include some documents which will form part of my case i.e text messages, pictures etc which I wish to use in cross examination. Should/Can I have ex''s solicitor include this in bundle? If yes, must solicitor provide me with evidence they too will rely on in court? If No, how do I present these important documents as evidence in support of my case?

Thank you for your help as always.

BP

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18 May 12 #331385 by .Charles
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The bundle that is relied upon by the parties is the same bundle that the Judge has. Where documents are included by a party, a copy of those documents has to be disclosed to the other side and included in the bundle for the judge.

You say this is a preliminary hearing in your subject line - is a bundle required in this instance?

Charles

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