I have asked questions before, Going through a custody battle to see my kids. Kids & mom are located in Westmoreland, County, PA. We have joint physical & legal, with access to all records. I have sent the therapist 2 requests for disclosure of records. Therapist's sect'y has said I am welcome to come there to review records but they will not send me a copy of the records. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Can I demand the attorney send me a copy of the therapist's report 10 days prior to trial? How can I ensure he does, as in the past he has the therapist wait to submit a copy to him until the day prior, so he does not have to give me a copy until we are in court. I have served the attorney and therapist with a "Request for the Production of Documents" to ensure I get the information PRIOR to court to end the last minute dramatics, but they ignore my requests. What should I do to to ensure I get the information prior to the morning of the court date?
Country relating to Question: United States
State (if USA): Pennsylvania
You can only serve a Request for Production of Documents on a party. Since the therapist is not a party to the case, the therapist can (legitimately) ignore the requset for the documents.
When you say you sent the demad to "the attorney" - who is that? (The other side's attorney or the therapist's attorney)?
18 yrs trial attorney, professor of criminal law and ethics
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