The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a key provison of the the Federal Defense of Marriage Act ("DOMA"). What's that mean for Pennsylvanians?
Mother's, obligor's, receipt of financial assistance from her parents was not grounds for an upward deviation in support to obligee, father.
The Divorce Code as amended in 2005 provides for equitable distribution after one party's death as long as grounds have been established.
Alimony, or support from one spouse to another, may be barred by the requesting party's cohabitation with another.
A Court should consider the 10 relocation factors as well as the 16 custody factors when there exists no current order for custody and one parent desires to relocate.
A grandparent now includes those who become grandparents through adoption in addition to biological grandparents.
Grandparent standing in child dependency matters largely depends on when the right is asserted and when the child came into the care of the grandparent.
Every "third party" may potentially possess standing to bring a complaint and action for child custody.