Pennsylvania Supreme Court determines that provision allowing grandparents to seek custody/visitation if parents are separated for six months violates due process.
The parties entered an agreement that required one party to pay $10,000 if the other party sought a custody modification- it was valid.
Grandparents may be granted visitation and reasonable partial custody of a child after a parent has died.
In Pennsylvania a child can possibly have more than two legal parents
The implications of the Whitewood/Obergefell decisions have been widespread, yet some issues still remain unresolved.
A person subjected to an arrest for an indirect criminal contempt of a PFA has certain rights.
If you have an order from another state, you may enforce that order in Pennsylvania under the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act.
Child custody jurisdiction is required for a court to make an initial determination as to custody between two parents.
A few changes in 2013 and 2014 to the Child Protective Services Law ("CPSL") have two major changes involving child custody.
Once a married couple "separates" it is fine to date others, however, the circumstances must be considered.