Judges have wide latitude on how questions are asked and how examinations are conducted. Just because something has always been done a certain way, doesn’t mean it’s the only way or the best way, and the court frequently makes accommodations to facilitate testimony from a range of victims who may have specific needs: young children, individuals with learning disabilities, individuals whose first language is not English, or those who aren’t able to hear.
If you think Certified FETI Methodology might be an issue, file a pre-trial motion to educate the bench about what you will introduce during the trial. Certified FETI is a methodology designed to maximize opportunities for information collection in a non-leading, non-judgmental way. Most judges appreciate this approach. If this is not true in one case, don’t be discouraged. Remember, every judge is different. Try again!