Whether a domestic violence victim is representing herself or being represented by an attorney, the goal is the same: Convince the court of her own veracity and be skeptical of the other side. How is that possible when a pejorative mental health label may have been pinned onto her? In their Family Law column, Daniel Pollack and Toby Kleinman examine ways for an accuser to bolster credibility.
Pollack, Daniel and Kleinman, Toby. (November 4, 2020). Domestic violence and mental health issues in court. New York Law Journal.
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