No Error In Social Worker’s Testimony On Sexual Abuse, Ohio Appeals Panel Finds

(July 18, 2016, 12:01 PM EDT) -- CINCINNATI — A social worker was allowed to testify as an expert witness regarding whether children’s statements were consistent with sexual abuse, as she was sufficiently qualified for this purpose, an Ohio appeals panel held July 13, affirming a domestic violence civil protection order (DVCPO) against the children’s father (Angela Sanchez v. Hugo Sanchez, No. C-150441, Ohio App., 1st Dist.; 2016 Ohio App. LEXIS 2744).

(Opinion available. Document #30-160812-005Z.)

Hugo and Angela Sanchez were married and had two children, twin daughters A.S. and N.S., born Aug....
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