Grandparents’ Rights in Pennsylvania Series – Part 2: The Beginning of the Epidemic

The Increase to Grandparent Involvement in Raising Kids May Be Linked Back to a Flood of Prescription Pills into the Marketplace. (See Part 1 in our series here.) In the next article in our series, we discuss the beginning of the opioid crisis and the interplay with grandparents' rights in Pennsylvania. Not So Humble Beginnings … Continue reading Grandparents’ Rights in Pennsylvania Series – Part 2: The Beginning of the Epidemic

Surprising Facts About Terminating Parental Rights You Need To Know Right Now

How do you terminate parental rights in Pennsylvania? The answer: under very limited circumstances. A Pennsylvania court will only end parental rights in connection with an adoption. Additionally, the petitioner must meet other criteria. The general rule in Pennsylvania for determining issues related to children is “the best interest of the child”. See Fisher v. … Continue reading Surprising Facts About Terminating Parental Rights You Need To Know Right Now

6 Easy Do’s and Don’ts of Parenting Through Divorce

Parenting is tough. Parenting through a divorce can be a nightmare. When you said, “I do” you meant those words. Through sickness and health, for better and for worse, forever. But life happens. First was marriage, then a career, and then along came the kids. And then things started to fall apart. Not because of … Continue reading 6 Easy Do’s and Don’ts of Parenting Through Divorce

Intersection of Vaccines and Legal Custody in Pennsylvania

Measles cases are on the rise in Pennsylvania. This poses potential legal conflicts in family court. Often times the Pittsburgh child custody attorney is faced with rising social issues. This may not be more true than with the recent measles outbreak. You have probably seen recent news stories about the rise of measles cases in … Continue reading Intersection of Vaccines and Legal Custody in Pennsylvania