Family lawyers are increasingly encountering custody disputes involving individuals with special needs. While any custody dispute can be difficult, those involving a special-needs child or parent are particularly complext. Articles in this issue provide insights and valuable information for lawyers handling these cases.
Special Needs and Disability in Custody Cases: The Perfect Storm -- Margaret "Pegi" Price
Structuring a Divorce When a Spouse or Child Is Disabled -- Micah H. Huff & Martha C. Brown
Representing Clients with Mental Disabilities in Custody Hearings: Using the ADA to Help in a Best-Interests-of-the-Child Determination -- Kathryn A. LaFortune & Wendy Dunne DiChristina
Special Needs Trusts -- Ruthann P. Lacey & Heather D. Nadler
Explaining Abuse of the Disabled Child -- Margaret F. Brinig
Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act