Yesterday The Press ran a story about the changes in Family Law. In that article they quote Erin Ebborn:
Experienced Christchurch family lawyer Erin Ebborn held grave concerns many families would be left “extremely vulnerable and left to go it alone” under the new changes. She feared restricted access to lawyers and the $897 FDR fee would become “daunting hurdles” to people needing help.
Many of Ebborn’s clients had limited literacy, mental health issues or spoke English as a second language. She said they would struggle to fill out legal forms, speak in court on their own behalf and fully understand the system without guidance.
The community was “not aware of the extent of the reforms”, she said.
So who is Erin Ebborn?¬†
Unfortunately the Dompost neglected to tell readers that it is highly unlikely that they have got an unbiased¬†opinion¬†there because Erin Ebborn is a constant candidate for Labour, standing in the 2008 election in Wigram and was listed at 51 on their 2008 list. She has ofcourse dropped the hyphenated part of her name in order to confuse the repeaters at the Dompost.
She also put herself forward for selection in 2009 in Christchurch Central.