Macon, GA asked in Child Custody and Divorce for Georgia

Q: Went through a divorce mediation and was not shown assessment letters from my oldest children’s therapists by my lawyer.

Because he assumed I had seen them which I had not cause one of their grandmothers had picked them up and brought them to the lawyers office. The letters detailed the things they are suffering from especially my oldest daughter. I knew something had happened between the three of them but I had no clue to extent or any details because the kids wouldn’t open up about it that’s why I put them into therapy with the help of their grandparents. Can I contest the agreement since I was not shown the letters from the therapists.

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Regina Irene Edwards
Regina Irene Edwards
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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Lawrenceville, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: You can try to contest it, but it will likely not work. If you attorney had documents and you didn't review them before mediation, that isn't a reason why the agreement shouldn't stand.

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV
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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: I agree with my colleague, you can try to contest it.

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