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Child custody case and we have witnesses we would like to have

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Child custody case and we have witnesses we would like to have on our behalf. Shared physical custody at this time of 4 yr old. There are several witnesses who have plenty to testify on but because of work situations and college, plus a one hour drive to court house, would it be almost as effective if they gave sworn depositions or wrote letters and signed affadavits?


AttyCBradford :

You can use sworn depositions and/or affidavits or declarations however, these can be objected to on the fact that the other party will not have a chance to cross examine these witnesses. It will honestly depend on the judge and the opposing counsel on whether they let them in. However, declarations are often used as a means to convey a lot of witnes testimony to the court without having to put all the witnesses on the stand

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AttyCBradford :

I am sorry that was the wrong post

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?? Wrong post?

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answer was good though, right?

AttyCBradford :

yeah I mean tthe email address sorry

AttyCBradford :

the answer before the email address is correct


ok, thank you.

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