Terminal illness not basis to change child custody

In a decision that should come as a relief to those who are unfortunately suffering from a terminal illness, the court in NJ has ruled that the mere existence of the illness is not by itself a basis to change child custody.

Mother With Terminal Cancer Can Retain Child Custody, Judge Holds

In a case of first impression, a New Jersey judge has refused to strip a divorced mother of primary custody of her children even though she has terminal and inoperable breast cancer. Read More »


About Sandy Durst

Sandy Durst, Esq., is the founding partner of The Durst Firm where he heads the Family Law Department. Individuals facing a divorce benefit from the combination of legal skill, common sense and compassion that Sandy brings to each and every matter. Each case is given the personalized attention it deserves.
This entry was posted in Durst Firm News. Bookmark the permalink.