Moms Expertise

Tips for Bipolar parent getting custody of child

Add your advice here…
Message length 300 characters recommended

I do have Bipolar and am currently working on getting sole custody of Jay just in case her father tries anything. I have filed a petition for sole custody of Julianna on Monday. I have a lawyer whom my dad is paying, thankfully! Although I do have Bipolar when I go to the doctor on Friday they will write a note that states I am capable of taking care of my child mentally and psychically. We have talked on the phone to my doctors and they all have agreed that I am the best interest for Jay. We have a few friends who know about ember & isaac and have agreed to testify on our behalf. Even if all goes south isaac has agreed to sign over his parental rights if I don't win custody of Julianna. That was one of many agreements that him and I made before I left. In the end I will have sole custody of MY girl Julianna Jolene :)


They key with any mental illness, including bipolar disorder, is to be treated and seen by a physician. If you want to prove that you can handle custody of your child, then you need to be under the care and direction of a doctor that can vouch for your mental well-being.

What is Moms Expertise?
“Moms Expertise” — a growing community - based collection of real and unique mom experience. Here you can find solutions to your issues and help other moms by sharing your own advice. Because every mom who’s been there is the best Expert for her baby.
Add your expertise
Similar moms expertise
Tips for Bipolar parent getting custody of child
10/05/16Moment of the day
Pictures Day
Browse moms
Moms of big kids
CelesteLeah8TheresaJessicaCrystalKarenCandaceIuliiaYu SingCrystalSharonMarie