Parent Has No Right to Counsel at Evaluation By Psychologist in Custody Dispute, Judge Says

, New York Law Journal

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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.

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  • a lawyer

    right on! lawyers should not permitted to be present at non-legal functions, let alone giving clients a right to their participation

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