Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Child Custody During Pandemic

From CNN:

For years, Erika Lenkert's 14-year-old daughter has spent four days a week at Lenkert's house in San Francisco and three days a week at her dad's place in Marin County, about a 30-minute car ride north.

But amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the family's custody arrangement has been anything but regular.
 
The girl's father is dating a clinician who is working the front lines at an area hospital, and neither parent was comfortable with the possibility of increased exposure.
 
So Lenkert and her ex talked, and they agreed to temporarily modify the custody agreement until the public health threat diminishes. The teenager has been living in San Francisco full-time ever since.
 
Read more here.

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/2020/04/child-custody-during-pandemic.html

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