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Posted in Custody

My colleague Aaron Weems has already reported that late last month the Pennsylvania Supreme Court put an end to what was a five year experiment with court appointed ombudsmen tasked to decide minor custody disputes where the need to have a prompt resolution outweighed an assessment of how a particular custody issue affected a child’s best… Continue Reading


Posted in Custody

Whenever there is a deep-seated dispute concerning which parent, if either, should have primary physical custody of a child, a question commonly asked is whether the Court should have the benefit of a formal custody evaluation.  These studies, most often undertaken by psychologists, attempt to evaluate the relative parenting skills of the parents and seek… Continue Reading

“Not Another Brittany Spears Article”

Posted in Custody

No, this is not about Brittany Spears, but it is about how courts determine custody arrangements between two parents who cannot agree. The legal determination that a court must make is what is in the best interest of the child. This gives the court a lot of power and each custody case is different because each… Continue Reading