Harvey Weinstein’s Sentence: What it Means and What’s Next

"Harvey Weinstein sentence: What it Means for his Family and Whats Next in the California Criminal Case"

Published by:  Fox News.com

Publication Date: March 11, 2020

Journalist: Nate Day

Area(s) of Legal Expertise needed for interview: Child Custody and Criminal Convictions
Legal Expert:  Heidi Harris, Partner of Aronson, Mayefsky & Sloan LLP
“The children at issue are 9 and 6 – if there is resistance to the idea of them seeing their father in prison, a judge may have to decide whether it’s in their best interests to go or not,” Harris told Fox News. According to Harris, the decision could be made after appointing an attorney to represent the children, or even the judge speaking to them directly — and the kids’ connections to Weinstein would play a part. “If they were very close to him, it’s likely they would continue to see him with some regularity,” Harris explained. “If not, a judge may order fewer visits.”