He continued: “This is a document that is prepared by the defence and served on the Court and prosecution. It outlines the nature of the defence in advance of trial.
“It also allows the defence to request further investigations to be made by the Crown and for the disclosure of documents.”
Andrew explained that Whitney’s legal team could take matters into his own hands if necessary and added: “Whitney’s legal team could also make their own enquiries to locate the log.
“If they know its whereabouts, the defence can apply to the court for a Third Party disclosure order to have the log produced.”
Will Whitney be able to prove her innocence or will she be haunted by Leo’s sinister behaviour forever?
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