The Special Needs Child and Divorce: Considerations for Parents and Professionals

Thursday, January 24, 2019, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Presented by Micki Moran, J.D.

An interactive Webinar that will discuss the unique and challenging issues that families and proessionals confront in the process of divorce when there is a child who has special needs. This webinar will focus on key considerations and provide a checklist for parents and professionals. (e.g. therapists, social workers, special educators). The following topics will be discussed:

  • Parenting Plans
  • Support and concerns related to the extraordinary needs that often exist when caring for a disabled child
  • Care Giving
  • Health Insurance
  • Maintenance-Potential limitations on employment and support
  • School Issues, Decision Making, School Residency Concerns
  • Allocation of Decision Making
  • Thinking Ahead-issues of support and decision making for adult children with disabilities
  • Future Planning-considerations in divorce
  • Government Benefits and the impact of divorce
  • Examples of specific cases
  • Q & A

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Speaking Engagments and Presentations:

Franczek Radelet's 2019 School Law Conference

February 1, 2019

Micki Moran will participate on a panel discussion:

"We Have to Talk: Strategies for Working with Parents of Students Who are a Danger to Themselves or Others"

Chicago, IL



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We represent clients and families in Family Law Matters where special needs issues impact decision making and planning. 

  • Parenting Plans
  • Special Education and Divorce
  • Decision Making
  • Residential Parenting Designation
  • School Based Decision Making and Advocacy
  • Divorce where special needs are an issue
  • Orders of Protection
  • Post Decree Issues
  • Child Support Issues and Additional Child Support Needs
  • Post-Majority Support
  • Issues Related to Young Adults with Disabilities 
  • Guardianship
  • Mediation
  • Unbundled Legal Services where appropriate