Does a child's attorney ad litem usually think highly of the child's therapist's opinion?

Asked over 1 year ago - Fayetteville, AR

The child is a school-aged girl and now has an attorney ad litem. She has been seeing a play therapist for a few months now. What I would like to know, is generally speaking, how much does an attorney ad litem usually regard the therapist's opinion? Does that usually weigh heavily on their recommendation they submit to a judge in regards to who should have custody?

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  1. Rahul Chakravartty

    Contributor Level 11

    Answered . It all depends on the child's attorney. My experience has been that a child's therapist, if qualified and experienced, has significant influence on family matters.

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