Corry, PA asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Civil Rights and Legal Malpractice for Pennsylvania

Q: How long after receipt of a forensic custody/psych eval must a hearing be held? Esp if primary parent deemed detrimental

This is the 2nd forensic eval. 1st strongly rec immediate crisis counseling 4 both girls, 11&12, an urgent change in cust over 2 us due 2 the severity of mom's abusive behaviors causing severe issues due 2 her severe psych/abuse & alienation. After 1st report, b4 our 4 month delay special rel, judge pulled GAL, her lawyer & ours in his office & angrily refused 2 accept the findings & recommendations again. He also said if it were up 2 him he'd term his rights & allow stepdad 2 adopt (who's been investigated 4 sexual abuse when younger, but was dismissed. his fam works in court, co. commission & police). Judge already approved the forensic psych as our expert witness that was to testify. Denied behind those doors, refused our sp rel hearing. ordered us bk 2 the forensic psych 2 get a "better" report (it was over 60 pgs of valid evidence of her abuse he rejected). Judge refused therapy 4 mom & girls along w increased visitation. My husb is a teacher & passed sev psych evals he rej. prior

1 Lawyer Answer
Kathryn Hilbush
Kathryn Hilbush
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Media, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: It appears that your husband is represented by an attorney. All questions should be asked on existing legal counsel.

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