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There is no automatic exclusion from someone having to testify just because they are a minor.
Likewise, despite what most people believe, there is no law that states the police must contact and/or obtain permission from parents before interviewing a minor.
You could hire a lawyer to file a motion with the court requesting that she not be required to testify or that he information be kept confidential.
However, if there are no other witnesses then the court isn't likely to prevent her from testifying.
What is the chance i could get a motion due to her well being
You would be more likely to get the judge to hide her identity than you would be to get a judge to completely exclude her from testifying.
There is 5 children testifying, how do i go about getting them to hide her identity
You would need an attorney. If all of the students are testifying as to the same facts then the attorney would argue that the risk isn't worth repetitive testimony.
I understand Thank you
You're very welcome. Just bear in mind that the more repetition in the testimony the more likely that the judge will excuse her.
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