29 06, 2012

What are the potential consequences for tampering with evidence in a civil case?

I'm involved in a civil case as a plaintiff, and have strong evidence suggesting that the opposing party is retroactively modifying/amending/falsifying the content/text of older documents so as to make portray them in a light more favorable to their defense. I can prove this since I have just discovered the original documents from a few [...]

5 06, 2012

Can a party request that the Judge hold/store physical evidence during a civil case?

For example, fictitiously speaking, say one of the primary questions of fact in a civil case is whether or not one of the parties to the case still maintains a key to a mailbox. Must the party that is alleging within their Complaint that they still have the key within their possession have to physically [...]