Virginia Code Title 20. Domestic Relations § 20-124.2:1. In camera interviews of child;  record

In any proceeding in a court of record to determine custody or visitation, when the court conducts an in camera interview of a minor child whose custody or visitation is at issue without the presence of the parties or their counsel, a record of the interview shall be prepared, unless the parties otherwise agree.  The record of the interview shall be made a part of the record in the case unless a decision is made by the court that doing so would endanger the safety of the child.  The cost of creating the record shall be taxed as costs to the parties to the proceeding.


FindLaw Codes are provided courtesy of Thomson Reuters Westlaw, the industry-leading online legal research system. For more detailed codes research information, including annotations and citations, please visit Westlaw.

FindLaw Codes may not reflect the most recent version of the law in your jurisdiction. Please verify the status of the code you are researching with the state legislature or via Westlaw before relying on it for your legal needs.