Can I be forced to take a court appointed polygraph test if I have anxiety?

Asked on August 18, 2014 under Criminal Law, Michigan


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

Yes, if there is in fact a court order requiring you to take the test. You, or better yet, an attorney on your behalf, can contact the court, describe your anxiety, ask to be let out of the test, etc.--but at the end of the day, if there is a court order, you must comply or face sanctions (punishment).

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