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See The Relocation Undone

Posted in Custody, Practice Issues

An interesting and, yes, published relocation case was decided by the Superior Court on June 15. D.K.D. v. A.L.C. 2016 Pa. Super 123 involved custody of a child, age 8, who suffers from Pervasive Personality Disorder. The parents separated shortly after the birth of L.D.  They were not divorced until 2015. L.D. showed signs of… Continue Reading

RELOCATION NARROWLY CONSTRUED IN A NEW SUPERIOR COURT OPINION

Posted in Custody

Since the new custody statute and relocation provisions came into effect in 2011 we have had only one reported decision analyzing the statute. E..D. v. M.P. 2011 WL 5392990.  That changed on Tuesday with the publication of CMK v. KEM, a case decided by the Superior Court affirming a Mercer County decision denying relocation.

THE RULES CHANGE IN THE RELOCATION GAME

Posted in Custody

We have previously noted that there are few cases more vexing than those involving one parent deciding to leave this state with a child and move to another to pursue what he/she perceives as better pastures. Clear case law has developed since 1990 that set a standard for when relocation should be granted and setting… Continue Reading