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Blog Posts in 2010

Act 112: Section 5327 - "Presumption" provisions

Section 5327 of Act 112 deals with "presumptions". Section 5327 (a) states that, between parents, "there shall be no presumption that custody should be awarded to a particular ...
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Act 112: Sections 5324-5326 - "Standing" provisions

Sections 5324-5326 of Act 112 deal with "standing". Standing" refers to the ability of someone to seek legal relief. In custody, only certain people have standing to seek custody. For ...
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Act 112: Sections 5321-5323 - Preliminary provisions.

Sections 5321, 5322 & 5323 of Act 112 are, essentially, preliminary provisions. In other words, Sections 5321-5323 lay the groundwork for the more substantive provisions that will be analyzed in ...
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New Washington Co. family law judge

Washington County, PA has a new family court judge, as of November 30, 2010. Judge Phillippe A. Melograne is now our second family court judge. Judge DiSalle will continue to work in family court. ...
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Custody case holding - Court cannot use personal beliefs concerning parental communication in custody case

This 2010 Superior Court decision concerns the impropriety of personal beliefs concerning shared custody that were used by the trial court judge in awarding primary physical custody to mother. Under ...
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Welcome to our Allegheny County Family Law Blog

We are pleased to announce the launch of our Allegheny County Family Law Blog with an RSS feed available here.
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