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February 2016


February 24, 2016

Subpoenas – Are they worth the cost?

A subpoena is a legal document which is issued by the Court following a request by one of the parties to proceedings.

The purpose of the subpoena is to compel a third party to produce documents or give evidence at a hearing or Trial. Subpoenas can be issued to individuals or entities. Commonly, subpoenas are issued to financial institutions, accountants, treating physicians and government bodies.

Requesting to have the Court issue a Subpoena can be a costly exercise and should be considered an action of last resort in many circumstances.

To find out more read the full article…

Eric Martino celebrates 20 years serving the Perth community

February 8, 2016

EFM 20 yrs

Eric Martino is celebrating 20 years’ service, as a Legal Practitioner, to the Western Australian community.

Eric started with Paterson & Dowding in 1998 as a lawyer and has progressed to Managing Director.

Eric practices in all areas of family law and is a qualified mediator. He is known at Paterson & Dowding for his humorous speeches and his keen interest in cycling.

Congratulations Eric.