In disputes over custody, sometimes the central issue in dispute can be a particular child's health concern. Often, the child's primary carer has been responsible for seeing specialists, dealing with the treatment for the health condition and administering medication. While one parent might have intimate knowledge of a particular state, the other parent might not be so knowledgeable.
Child medication can be expensive and in family law can cause issues between the parties. Some parties might not accept that a child needs medication, other parties might have one parent who can’t afford to provide the medication.If your child is on special medication, it’s important to ensure each parent has sufficient instruction to administer the medication while they have the care of the child. If a parent fails to give the child medication, due to negligence or refusal than this concern should be raised with your family lawyer.Cost of medication can be considered in child support or in family law property cases.
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