A parent in a contested custody battle has no right to counsel at a court-ordered psychological assessment, even if it is common practice, according to an upstate judge who would shift the burden of proof from the mental health professional to the attorney.
Parent Has No Right to Counsel at Evaluation By Psychologist in Custody Dispute, Judge Says
New York Law Journal
December 20, 2012
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