Hon. Michael Fanning, Debra D. Cantor, Esq. & Helen E. Casale, Esq. explore the increasing prevalence of third parties, including grandparents (even great-grandparents), stepparents, same-sex parents/partners and persons standing in loco parentis in custody and support matters. The panel addresses issues raised as a result of third party participation in those matters including standing, the use of preliminary objections, arguments for and against third party involvement and a discussion of recent and applicable appellate case law.
Recorded at the Family Law Institute – April 2018