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Hi, thank you for your question.
Who would have sent the results to your ex's lawyer in this scenario?
Would they be sent from the drug testing facility?
Were you ordered to test at this specific lab?
Were you ordered to share each other's results?
Ok. May I safely assume that, to your knowledge, the lab was not specifically instructed to send a copy of the results to the court?
I understand. My emphasis was actually on whether the lab was specifically instructed to send a copy to the court "to your knowledge".
It's not normal that a lab would send a copy to the courts in a family law matter. If it was a juvenile dependency matter or a criminal matter, the answer might be different. However, a lab will typically not take that extra step. In fact, they can sometimes violate medical privacy laws if they do so without specific instruction to make the disclosure.
Under ordinary circumstances, the results belong to the individuals being tested, and it's up to them to disclose the results to the court, or whomever else may be interested.
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