Beware of what you tell to the Judge
The Court has the power to award costs for false statement against a party who deliberately misleads the Court
False Statement To Judge
A vengeful spouse in Family Law Matters may seek revenge against a former partner by making a false statement and misleading allegations against his/her former partner, allegations that have no substance or truth.
Be careful what you say.
Section 157 of the Domestic and Violence Protection Act (DFVPA) confers discretion to award costs for a false statement. The section provides: