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Ask Lambda Legal: After DOMA: What Does it Mean for You?

By Susan Sommer, Director of Constitutional Litigation Q: Now that DOMA is gone what will it mean for my family? A: The victory at the Supreme Court was an amazing time for our community but we also know there will be a lot of questions in the weeks and months ahead. There are more than 1,100 places...

McNees, Wallace & Nurick LLC Family Law Update: Parent's Responsibility to Pay for Child's College Education

By Anthony Hoover In 1993, Pennsylvania passed a law that provided courts the authority to require parents to pay college expenses for their children (23 Pa.C.S. § 4327). In 1995, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, in Curtis v. Kline , held that the 1993 statute was unconstitutional [ enhanced...

McNees, Wallace& Nurick: Husband Permitted To Seek Attorney's Fees Against Wife For Her Failure To Comply With Prenuptial Agreement

By Anthony Hoover In the 2015 Pennsylvania Superior Court Non-precedential Decision, De Boer v. Pott, the Court confirmed husband's right to seek attorney's fees against wife due to wife's failure to comply with the parties' prenuptial agreement[ enhanced opinion available to lexis...

Pa. Court Awards Grandparents Partial Custody Of Children Over Mother's Objection, Holds Minor Criminal Convictions Irrelevant In Custody Case

By Anthony Hoover In June 2015, the Pennsylvania Superior Court, in K.T. v. L.S. , provided partial child custody to the children's paternal grandparents over mother's objection[ enhanced opinion available to lexis.com subscribers | Lexis Advance ] . The two children in this matter were...