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I'm a respondent in a California family law case. I'd like to know if i can call my daughter who is 16 years old and not a child in common with the petitioner to testify 1. as a character witness and 2. to testify to known facts in the case? In other words can a 16 year old miner who is not a party be called to testify?
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Yes they can be called to testify about anything they have personal knowledge and their opinion here on relevant questions.They can have a personal opinion of who is the best parent or who they think the child might be happiest with, etc.They can testify in court on these issues here under California law.

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Twelve or older they can testify as non party witness.

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