From the Archives: June 4th 2009 - Life's a Drag

I now have a new piece of advice for all of my male clients: if you want to do well in court, wear women's clothes. This is what 62 year-old Paul Cuthbert did, and it worked for him. Having done badly previously in front of a female judge at Taunton County Court, he attended in a wig, purple frock and fur coat and succeeded in obtaining the order he sought to enable the former matrimonial home to be sold. (He wants to use what he gets from the sale to pursue his dream of being a cowboy and country singer.)

All of which gives me an idea for my next court appearance:


  1. John, that blue rinse is so you........

    Do you have a link for the original article/case?

    1. Thanks for the compliment!

      Not sure why there was no link in the original post, but the story is here.

  2. Thanks, John. It seems it wasn't the first time, given his comment on the wig: "And I got the wig from the party place on the high street. I knew my size so I knew it would fit me."

    The fact that he got a favourable reaction from the judge leads me to wonder what she gets up to behind closed doors.


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