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The truth about false memory

Thursday, July 21, 2016 @ 8:00 PM | By Julie Layne

Two differing versions of the same event can often lead to high conflict and prolonged litigation in family law cases. The parties’ convictions that they are telling the truth fuel the conflict. As it turns out, people actually often believe their own “lies.” The fact is that our memories are often false. This little bit of information may help family lawyers take a step back from their case in an effort to reach a resolution to the conflict.

A review of pleadings and affidavits in almost...