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Written by attorney Molly B. Kenny

Mental Illness and Child Custody in Washington

Mental illness of either the child or a parent could possibly affect child custody and visitation issues. Much of that impact depends on the extent and severity of disability. A court will look at whether the illness is severe enough to affect the best interests of the child or the parent’s ability

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If you have questions about mental illness and child custody pertaining to your own case, discuss your case with a family law attorney in Washington.

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