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Domestic Relations – Parent & Child – Visitation – Therapist’s Discretion – Parties’ Agreement (access required)

Heather C. v. Kevin C. It is true that a family court may not allow a guardian ad litem to decide whether a father gets to visit his children; however, the family court’s approval of the parties’ settlement agreement does not equate to a delegation of the court’s authority and responsibility for protecting the interest of minors involved in litigation. The parties, not the family court, decided to allow the children's therapist to determine the father's therapeutic visitation with the children.

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