Success in trial is based upon the story and the storyteller. Only Texas, New York and Georgia still permit the parties’ story to be told to a jury in a suit for divorce. Texas, alone, permits a jury to determine the custody of a child.
Often, dissolution cases become a “he said, she said” fight, with two diametrically different versions of the same incidents and lifestyles. The introduction of documentary evidence to support your client’s side of the story is very effective and may swing the case to your client’s side.