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December 2005 Family Law Alert - New Support Guidelines

December 2005 Family Law Alert - New Support Guidelines December 1, 2005 Click on the title below to open a copy of the December 2005 Family Law Alert newsletter - New Support Guidelines Family Law Alert - December 2005 (PDF)

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New Support Guidelines

Family Law Alert - New Support GuidelinesClick on the title below to open a copy of the December 2005 Family Law Alert newsletter - New Support Guidelines Family Law Alert - December 2005

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Presumption in Favor of Biological Parent In Same-Sex Custody Dispute

The recent case of Jones v. Jones may create the possibility of unrest in same-sex couples planning to have children. In the case, the Pennsylvania Superior Court affirmed the Bucks County trial court's award of primary physical custody of 8-year-old twin boys to the petitioner, Patricia Jones, the nonbiological parent and former same-sex partner o...

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Disclosure Provision Has Pivotal Part in Validating Marital Agreement

The Pennsylvania Superior Court affirmed the Bucks County trial court's upholding of a marital settlement agreement that failed to delineate the value of a business owned by husband but did recite that disclosure of its value had been made. Sandra J. Paroly and Ted W. Paroly were married April 4, 1981, and separated Jan. 4, 1999. On Feb. 23, 2001,...

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Sunny Florida: Relocation Granted

The article Sunny Florida: Relocation Granted by Michael E. Bertin, Esquire appeared in the Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, Vol. 27, issue No. 3 (September 2005) edition. Billhime v. Billhime, 869 A.2d 1031 (Pa. Super 2005). The Pennsylvania Superior Court (Bender, Gantman, and Johnson, JJ.) reversed the Montour County trial court’s (Judge...

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