Committee Corner Articles

Support in a Pandemic & Broadening Borders

Domestic Relations

Support in a Pandemic & Broadening Borders

With child support being a common economic issue in family law cases across the nation, and as litigants continue to become less limited geographically due to the increased ability to work remotely (which will continue to be the case due to the pandemic), it remains as important as ever to remain knowledgeable as to: 1) how the courts are addressing the unique pandemic-related support issues; and 2) the potential differences in the applicable laws of neighboring states.

Vaccination Disputes in Child Custody Matters


Vaccination Disputes in Child Custody Matters

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a rippling effect in the legal system in how the courts handle family law cases. Courts across the United States have to address issues related to custody, visitation, child support and enforcement of prior orders as a result of the pandemic. With the emergence of the COVID-19 vaccine, Courts may be forced to address the issue of vaccinations in ways that never have been addressed before.

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2021-2022 Committee Leadership & Liaison Applications

Looking to get more involved in the Section of Family Law? We're now accepting applications for committee chairs/vice-chairs, publication board membership, and liaisons to other ABA and outside entities. Applications and recommendations are due April 15, 2021.