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Can Your Child Testify in Court?

In family law cases, parents often ask me to allow their child to testify to tell the judge what “really happened.” Parents often think their children have “discoverable” information. Sometimes, the children have witnessed fights, arguments, or other “bad” conduct. Often, a parent has disparaged the other parent to the child when there has been a specific court order that neither child shall disparage or allow others to disparage the other parent to the child,…