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Juvenile Court Rule on Permanency Hearings Amended to Comply with Federal Law

Rules 1120 and 1608 of the Rules of Juvenile Court Procedure will be modified next year to ensure Pennsylvania’s compliance with the federal Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act (PSTSFA).

By | 2015-12-14T10:42:23+00:00 December 16th, 2015|Categories: Family Law, General|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Juvenile Court Rule on Permanency Hearings Amended to Comply with Federal Law

Supreme Court Settles Application of Evidentiary Presumption of Child Abuse in Dependency and Expungement Cases

The Superior Court erred in substituting its judgment for that of the trial court in determining whether a child suffered abuse and whether that abuse was perpetrated by the mother, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held in In re L.Z..

By | 2017-05-19T22:51:29+00:00 April 20th, 2015|Categories: Administrative Law, Family Law|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Supreme Court Settles Application of Evidentiary Presumption of Child Abuse in Dependency and Expungement Cases