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Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 28 Jul 2017

Is football destined to become a legal custody football?

In most cases, there isn’t much to write on the subject of legal custody. In Pennsylvania, it is the right to make decisions affecting the child’s


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 21 Apr 2017

The other defendant: The impact of public persona in a Custody Trial

Child custody cases turn on the court’s determination of the child’s best interests. As defined in Pennsylvania, this means having the judge apply


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 28 Mar 2017

PA court remands Gas Storage Case

A Pennsylvania appeals court remanded two cases for new hearings on whether a UGI Corp. subsidiary had properly taken the subsurface rights of


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 28 Mar 2017

Custody standing wars- Chapter 2

The leading case from last year in Family Law was the Supreme Court’s decision in D.P. V. G.J.P. 146 A.3d 204, holding that Pennsylvania’s


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 3 Mar 2017

Calculating value increase in real estate during marriage - The debt reduction side

Hopefully all of us know that Pennsylvania is an “increase in value state” meaning that under Section 3501(a) of the Divorce Code, the increase in


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 23 Feb 2017

Changes to Pennsylvania business entity laws

Pennsylvania legislation known as Act 170 (the “Act”), which went into effect earlier this week, represents a comprehensive revision to the existing


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 17 Feb 2017

The custody case where everything went wrong.

Last Fall brought us a decision from the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania holding that a grandparent did not have standing to terminate a Father’s


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 15 Jan 2017

Judge confirms our $1.25 million jury verdict

I tried a case in York County, PA in July involving a condemnation of the former York County Prison. My clients purchased the property in the ‘80s and


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 9 Jan 2017

The UTMA quagmire

It was the Uniform Gift to Minors Act. Then it became the Uniform Transfer to Minors Act. The goal was the same. To permit parents to set aside money


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 4 Jan 2017

Where stated goal is marriage, adoption may be revoked

Just days before a separate panel of the Superior Court held that Pennsylvania courts may assume jurisdiction to dissolve civil unions, Judges Gantman

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