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How To Select an Expert in a Custody Case.
(ALM (formerly American Lawyer Media), 2019-11-18)
The legal obligation of an expert witness is to provide independent advice to the court by presenting impartial, unbiased opinions about matters within their field of expertise. This duty is owed singularly to the court ...
Children Testifying About Abuse in the Context of Custody.
(ALM (formerly American Lawyer Media), 2020-02-21)
Many attorneys are reluctant to ever consider allowing a child to testify in a matter. In this Family Law column, Toby Kleinman and Daniel Pollack discuss various considerations that factor into the decision.
Recusal in the context of domestic violence cases where there are children
(ALM (formerly American Lawyer Media), 2022-10-11)
States have canons of judicial conduct as well as rules governing circumstances when judges should recuse themselves from hearing cases. The rules may provide for judges to remove themselves and/or for litigants or their ...
Is it ethical for a family court judge to make decisions after a custody trial?
Where a judge, absent a jury has listened to the testimony, heard the evidence, determined the credibility of parties and witnesses, and made a determination in a child custody case, one may wonder if continuing on a case ...