Custody Battles Over COVID-19 Vaccines

Custody Battles Over COVID-19 Vaccines

Child Custody
When two parents share legal custody of their child, they share the responsibility of making important decisions for the child. Such decisions might involve education, religion, healthcare, and other major life issues. One issue that has become the focus of numerous custody battles in the past year is whether or not a child over the age of five should get the COVID-19 vaccine. Pfizer has an emergency use order for its vaccine for children ages five-15, and the vaccine is fully approved for those 16 and up. If one parent wants to vaccinate their child and the other doesn’t, it can lead to serious disputes. If one parent gets a child vaccinated against the other parent’s will, they can face harsh penalties for breaching a custody agreement. A custody agreement…
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