...Evidentiary Issues
......In General
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  • Rules of evidence generally apply to dependency matters.
  • Certain marital privileges n/a in dependency matters.
  • Though Title IV-D may give rise to individual rights, it does not give individuals federal right to force state agency to substantially comply with it.
  • No error in trial court's allowing evidence of name of gang to which D belonged ["211 187 Hard Way Gangster Crips"] and its formation date.
  • Prejudicial error to exclude murdered W’s diary entries; directly relevant to domestic violence and H’s ability to control temper.