A nurse can demonstrate that “she” is not at risk by noting the safety precautions “she” takes on the job, the frequency with which “she” is tested in “her” workplace, the extent to which “she” may be exposed to VIDOC-19 on the job, and other risk reduction measures. Legal services are provided by licensed attorneys in each state where Cordell & Cordell has offices. Contact Cordell & Cordell to schedule an initial consultation with a Cordell & Cordell attorney, including Jeffrey Worosz, a Michigan divorce attorney, to discuss men’s rights in divorce matters. By showing the court that you are more aware of the risks and protections than the average father, you can show the court that you are aware of the risks and are working to minimize them. Of course, the risks would be greater if you were a nurse than if you were a stay-at-home dad, but that does not mean you have a 100% chance of getting VIDOC-19. Joseph Cordell, Senior Associate, MO and IL only. The best way to protect yourself and reduce the chances of a judge doing so is to show with solid evidence that your career has not created a danger to your children. If you work in the medical field, it may be advantageous to have access to more accurate information. Most judges and lawyers do not have experience in the medical field and must also be trained by solid and reliable sources such as hospitals and health professionals. It is also useful to show the court the real risks of infection with the virus. This information can allow the court to make a more informed decision about paternity leave. I am only licensed in Michigan, so my response may differ from the state in which you live. Nurses and other health care professionals also come into contact with all kinds of illnesses as a result of their work. There is no suggestion that the quality of legal services provided is better than the quality of legal services provided by other lawyers. Only recently, with the COVID-19 pandemic, the profession has become a pretext for parties seeking to limit their maternity or paternity leave. Until recently, working as a nurse did not have much impact on child custody and did not put a parent at risk of losing custody.