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28 Jul 12 #345845 by u6c00
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Hi wiki people. I''m rather annoyed about something that happened today, not sure it it''s actually legal.

Quick back story, one night last year I went out with a friend, got a bit drunker than I should have done and tripped over. I grazed my forehead. My punishment was looking like a muppet for a week!

Anyway, it transpired today that my ex took photographs of me while I was asleep, and has included these with her statement to prove that I''m an alcoholic, or some other ridiculous accusation.

Is it actually legal to photograph someone while asleep without any permission? Is it then allowed to submit these photographs as evidence when the court has not directed photographic evidence can be submitted?

They have been included as an appendix to her statement so have been submitted via the back door. Seems like an inappropriate thing to do, but I suppose there will be some excuse why it''s ok in her case. It''s been that way with everything else.

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28 Jul 12 #345848 by pixy
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You can easily rebut any allegation of alcoholism by offering to take a hairtest. If you have consumed alcohol excessively over the past few months it will show up.

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28 Jul 12 #345849 by u6c00
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hair test has been ordered. Unfortunately it''s £900 and I just cannot afford it. I am waiting for legal aid.

If it doesn''t come through then I don''t know what I''ll do to be able to pay for it.

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