Navigating Family Law Amid COVID-19: FAQs with Michael Drain, Attorney at Law
The global pandemic has brought about unexpected changes, adding complexity to the already intricate world of family law. We understand this can be overwhelming at Michael Drain. Hence, we have compiled some FAQs to assist you better.
How Has COVID-19 Affected Child Support Payments?
The loss of employment due to COVID-19 doesn’t nullify your obligation to pay child support. Nonetheless, it’s possible to apply for a modification of the order to reflect your current income situation.
How Will the Pandemic Impact Parenting Plans?
Parenting plans are still valid unless mutually agreed-upon modifications are made. Any alteration to these plans should be done in writing, signed by both parents, and in the child’s best interests.
What If the Other Parent Doesn’t Stick to Safety Protocols During Their Time with Our Child?
Family law directs parents to act in the best interests of their children. If you are concerned about the other parent’s disregard for safety protocols, communicate this concern openly. If both parents can’t agree, consider contacting an attorney for advice.
Need Assistance Navigating Law Requirements Amidst COVID-19? Michael Drain Is Here to Help
If you are grappling with how COVID-19 impacts family law matters, such as custody and divorce issues, Michael Drain can help. We provide the guidance you need to navigate these uncertain times.