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Oftentimes, people going through a custody dispute want to have psychological evaluations to show the judge “who is lying” to the court about some issue or another. Conversely, some people going through psychological evaluations in a custody case become concerned that the other person will “lie” to the evaluator through charm or outright deception and sway the results of the evaluation.
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Today, I wanted to share an article that I received from Dr. John Zervopoulos, a board certified forensic psychologist and lawyer with Psychology Law Partners. We often hire Dr. Z to consult with us when we have mental health issues involved in a child custody case. Dr. Z will help navigate through the mental health issues and steer the attorney in preparing for litigation on those issues.
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A Texas couple is challenging a 30-year-old federal law designed to promote the adoption of Native American children by Native American parents. Foster parents Karen and Cecil Couie say they want to adopt the boy, who is part Choctaw, but Child Protective Services hope to place him with a Native American family in Oklahoma.
Continue Reading Couple Seeks Custody of Indian Child Despite Federal Law