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Act 112: Section 5327 -
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 parent". This is not a change from current law. Prior to passage of Act 112, there was much ...

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    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 ...

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    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 ...

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    This 2010 Superior Court decision concerns the impropriety of personal beliefs concerning shared custody that were used by the trial court judge in ...

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