SUPPORT OF AN INDIGENT PARENT

The portion of PA’s Support Act known as the “filial support law” is still the law in Pennsylvania, despite the disharmony it can cause a family. It will continue to be used as a collection method for nursing homes, health care providers, and family members who are footing the bill for home care or nursing home expenses. What you should know…..

The Expanding Rights of Grandparents

What is relatively new to Pennsylvania child custody law is the concept that grandparents who have not assumed a parenting role or performed parental duties are now permitted to petition for physical and legal custody of their grandchild under certain situations.

Pennsylvania Child Support

DUTY OF CHILD SUPPORT Pennsylvania law typically requires the parents of a son or daughter to provide support to their child at least until he or she is 18 years old and graduates from high school.  The law presumes that parents living together are financially supporting their children.  But what happens when the parents are […]