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Does a Parent's Mental Health or Drug/Alcohol Abuse Issues Play a Role in Determining Child Custody?

In extreme cases, such as with suicidal or homicidal ideations, mental health may obviously play an important role in determining child custody.  However, the courts may order evaluations or assessments in less extreme cases.

Texts Messages from One Spouse to Another Admitted in Child Abuse Prosecution

The Spousal Privilege that protects confidential communications between spouses is outweighed in child sexual and physical abuse prosecutionsText messages from one spouse to another were admissible at trial against the sending spouse.