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Seven Tips for Family Law Practitioners in the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic - Family Law News

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Posted on: Mar 26, 2020

From the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts:

With the rapidly spreading COVID-19 pandemic, legal professionals, family therapists, mediators, and parenting coordinators are assisting separated and divorced families who are navigating unprecedented circumstances and frightening uncertainties. Questions and significant dilemmas have rapidly emerged as statistics, information, and increasingly restrictive measures to contain the virus have evolved, sometimes by the hour, even as this article is being written.

To help families avoid becoming infected and spreading the virus, while striving to adhere to court ordered parenting plans—that were written for a context much different from the current one—we offer these seven tips.

This article was submitted by Lindsay Faulkenberg Scott, Kids' Voice of Indiana. If you would like to submit content or write an article for the Family Law Section, please email Kara Sikorski at


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