"In theory, you should never ask a question unless you already know the answer (and, presumably like that answer)," Maxine Weiss Kunz writes in the latest ISBA Young Lawyers Division newsletter. "But in application, sometimes the opposite will get the job done just as succinctly. Sometimes there is no room for theory in practice." She goes on to tell a clever and instructive tale about the time she decided to “[p]ut Mom on the stand and ask her all of the questions you would find on a completed Financial Affidavit,” thus effectively "conduct[ing] a discovery deposition during cross-examination of the defendant." No, it's not a true story. But it's "based on the stringing together of numerous true stories." Read it here.