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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Evidence Rule 510

Rule 510.Marriage Counselor Privilege

N.J.S.A. 45:8B-29provides:

A communication between a marriage and family therapist and the person or persons in therapy shall be confidential and its secrecy preserved. This privilege shall not be subject to waiver, except where the marriage and family therapist is a party defendant to a civil, criminal or disciplinary action arising from the therapy, in which case, the waiver shall be limited to that action.

HISTORY:Adopted September 15, 1992 to be effective July 1, 1993; section 45:8B-29 amended by the Legislature, L. 1995, c. 366, 16, eff. Jan. 5, 1996.

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