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Title 15 - Civil Remedies and Procedures
Videotaped depositions of children.
Any party, including a guardian ad litem, during a family court proceeding relating to abuse or neglect, may request a videotaped deposition of a child with appropriate notice to all other parties who shall be given the right of cross-examination. Failure without good cause to attend the deposition or to cross-examine shall not be a ground for objection to the admissibility of the deposition in any proceeding related to the pending action.