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Blog Posts in January, 2012

Case Notes: Incarceration and termination of parental rights

People often confuse the terms custody and parental rights. Put simplistically, physical custody is the right to spend time wth a child and legal custody is the right to make important decisions on ...
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Support Overpayments

Pennsylvania law provides many remedies if support is underpaid. But how does the court deal with overpayment of support? An overpayment is created when the obligor pays more support than needed ...
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Case Notes: New Custody Law Interpreted - Crimes and Counseling

The PA Supreme Court case pf DRC v. JAZ (published November 23, 2011) is the first to interpret the crimes/counseling provision of the new custody law enacted in 2011 (Act 112). This law went into ...
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2012 Guide to Washington County Family Court Personnel

JUDGE : Family law cases are now administratively guided by the new judge, the Honorable Gary Gilman. Judge Gilman generally hears all family law motions and is also the final trier of fact for family ...
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Part 2: Judge Alexander Bicket's policies and procedures

Judge Alexander Bicket replaces the departing Judge Ignelzi (who has moved to Criminal Division). If your case was previously assigned to Judge Ignelzi ("judicial suffix" 009), then it will ...
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New Family Law Judge for Allegheny County PA - Alexander Bicket. Background.

Judge Alexander Bicket is the newest Allegheny County PA Family Division judge. His judicial suffix is 009. Judge Bicket replaces Judge Ignelzi, who has transferred to Criminal Division. Judge Bicket ...
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2012 Guide to Allegheny County Family Court Personnel

Below is a list of the Allegheny County, PA family division judges. You can determine the judge assigned to your case by the "judicial suffix" assigned to your case: 001 Judge Marmo; 002 ...
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Brief sketch: New Judge Gary Gilman

Judge Gary Gilman is the newly elected Judge for the Court of Common Pleas of Washington County, Pennsylvania. Judge Gilman will be handling almost all family law cases for 2012. Court Procedure ...
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New Family Law Judge for Washington County PA - Gary Gilman

Washington County receives a new family law judge for family law for 2012. Judge Gary Gilman recently won election to the Washington County, PA Court of Common Pleas. Judge Gilman replaces BOTH of the ...
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