Family Law Keyed to Weisberg
Leary v. Leary
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Appellant Richard Leary asked the court to resolve several issues raised by his divorce from appellee Barbara Leary. Appellant contends that the trial court erred in awarding his ex-wife sole legal custody by failing to instruct the children’s counsel as to her duties. He claims due process requires the parties to know precisely the role of the child’s representative from the time of appointment in order to prepare for and respond to the evidence.
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