Pennsylvania experimented with the use of a parental coordinator in custody cases, as you may recall from a prior post on this site That is to say, in PA, a judge could appoint a parental coordinator to enforce a custody order or handle the process of making modifications to it. Good Law? Long story short, in 2013, Pennsylvania ended… Continue reading UPDATE: Parental Coordinators in PA
What is a “parenting coordinator”? A parenting coordinator is a person appointed by the judge in custody cases to help execute and coordinate ancillary issues of a custody order. This helps ease the burden of the trial judge in dealing with the day to day aspects of implementing a custody order. Parenting coordination has become a significant area of… Continue reading The Use of a Parenting Coordinator
Legislative Action State Senator Lisa Baker said introduced a bill that mandates no judge enter an order changing the custody arrangement of a child of a deployed military service person. This custody law came in response to a complaint by grandparents who lived in her senatorial district and were barred from seeing their grandson during their son’s deployment to Iraq.… Continue reading New Law Help Deployed Service People With Custody
The Western Pennsylvania lawyers at Elliott & Davis, PC understand the impact that any family law matter can have on your life. We are intimately familiar with events such as divorce, custody disputes, and support claims and other family law matters. We all know that a divorce is a life changing experience. However, some practical advice can make the transition… Continue reading Advice From the Blogosphere: A 10 Tips For Divorced Parents
As CNN and others have reported, the marriage between Joh and Kate Gosselin has terminated in divorce, but does that mean the saga is over? Apparently, they have an agreement on custody. They will have shared physical custody. Kate will have primary at the marital residence and Jon will see the children on some sort of schedule. In Pennsylvania,… Continue reading The Jon and Kate Gosselin Saga: Not Quite Over.