Safety of a Child is Paramount When Vaccination Disagreements Arise | Attorney at Law Magazine

Disagreements over vaccinations have ramped up thanks to Covid-19. In a guest column published on September 14 by Rebecca Palmer, she discusses joint-custody agreements and considerations for the welfare of children.

“If there is a dispute that cannot be resolved through civil conversations, mediation, or the advice of the child’s pediatrician, the court will look at the custody agreement and parenting plan submitted when a divorce was granted, and the custody settled,” writes Rebecca. “In most joint-custody agreements, the right to consent to a vaccination or medical procedure requires both parents to agree.”

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