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How Are You Negotiating Child Custody During COVID-19?

ALTRINCHAM, ENGLAND - APRIL 08:  Children of key workers take part in school activities at Oldfield Brow Primary School on April 08, 2020 in Altrincham, England. The government announced the closure of UK schools from March 20 except for the children of key workers, such as NHS staff, and vulnerable pupils, such as those looked after by local authorities. The prime minister has said schools will remain closed "until further notice," and many speculate they may not reopen until next term. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
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Children of key workers take part in school activities at Oldfield Brow Primary School on April 08, 2020 in Altrincham, England.

With stay-at-home orders in place, children of divorce can be put in difficult situations.

With stay-at-home orders in place, children of divorce can be put in difficult situations. 

While court-enforced custody orders mandate a certain splitting of time between households, there’s a variety of other factors at play right now that might mean you’ve decided to negotiate an alternate arrangement. We sit down with a family law attorney to discuss what the law does and doesn’t say about custody at this time. 

Plus, we want to hear from you about how you’re negotiating parenting if you are not living with your child’s other parent. Have you decided to keep your child in one home? Are you traveling and splitting your children’s time between homes? What health and safety variables are going into your decision making and was it difficult to come to that agreement? Call us at 866-893-5722.

Guest:

Peter M. Walzer, family law attorney in Woodland Hills

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