Divorce is hard for almost all children. It can be traumatic and confusing in even the best of circumstances. But for children with special needs, a divorce in can be even more difficult. And for the parents of special needs children, divorce requires strategizing to make sure that arrangements are made to adequately address the children’s ongoing and future physical, emotional, and financial needs.
As with all decisions involving children during divorce, the best interests of the child are paramount. The child’s abilities and capacity will play a significant role in determining what arrangements will be in those best interests. While the child’s needs can affect almost every aspect of custody, parenting time, and support, parents of special needs children should pay particular attention to these three issues:
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Special needs children need special attention during and after the divorce process. If you are a parent of a child with special needs considering divorce, please contact the Law Offices of Renee Lazar either through email or telephone 978-844-4095 to schedule a FREE one hour no obligation consultation to discuss your questions and concerns. I look forward to assisting you.