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Does a parent have the right to disclose information related

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Does a parent have the right to disclose information related to mental health issues for their adolescent to the Court, becoming Public Record.
For example, So and so attempted suicide, how the attempt was made, suicide note,
where she was hospitalized, and implications of hospitalization "ie behind locked doors".
Obviously, the highly confidential information is provided to dad's attorney, who
includes in document to the Court.
There are many examples. We reside in the state of California
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Seattle Scott replied 2 years ago.

You can ask the court to "seal" the court filings from the dad that disclose medical information of the daughter. This will prevent them from being viewed by the public.