Nicaud & Sunseri Law Firm, LLC
Southshore Local 504-662-9596
Northshore Local 985-218-0494
Menu Contact
Making the ComplexUnderstandable

Family law issues may affect health of Louisiana children

Everyone faces some sort of health risk in their lives. In many cases, people are not even fully aware that they are putting themselves at risk or that others are potentially affecting their health. However, Louisiana parents may be interested to know that divorce and other family law issues could negatively affect the health of their children. 

This information comes from a study involving 467 children, ranging in age from 2 to 18. It was unclear what type of information was gathered in the study, but the results indicated that children of divorce were twice as likely to develop skin, mental, genitourinary and digestive issues. The study also indicated that stress was the most likely cause for the development of these issues. 

The majority of the stress placed on children during their parents' divorce comes from the parents themselves. If they do not handle the situation appropriately by addressing the children's concerns, the environment could become overly stressful for everyone involved. As a result, children may not have the ability to maintain healthy parental relationships, and the stress they feel could lead to health problems. 

The idea of causing health issues for children due to divorce may weigh heavily on many parents' minds. However, parents can take steps to help lessen the stress placed on kids in various ways. They may wish to explore options for alternative dispute resolutions, make sure to spend time with and encourage the children, and focus on coming to the best custody terms possible. Interested Louisiana parents may wish to discuss their options with experienced family law attorneys who may be able to shed light on less stressful avenues.

Source: New York Daily News, "Kids of divorce twice as at risk for certain health issues: study", Joe Dziemianowicz, May 24, 2017

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
Email Us For A Response

How Can We Help?

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.


Privacy Policy

Office Location

Covington Office
7020 US-190
Covington, LA 70433

Fax: 985-624-9698
Map & Directions

Metairie Office
3000 18th Street
Metairie, LA 70002

Toll Free: 800-230-7591
Phone: 504-662-9596
Phone: 985-218-0494
Fax: 504-833-2843
Map & Directions