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
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
A couple days ago, the local CBS affiliate in Las Vegas reported that the District Attorney’s office out there generated $100,000 from parents delinquent on outstanding child support obligations. How was it done? Evidently, the DA had offered amnesty in the form of relief from impending bench warrants against essentially “dead beat” parents. On the surface, this sounds… Continue reading Amnesty For Dead Beat Parents… A Good Thing?