Custody Laws Threatened, Family Law Section Told

February 2010Articles Philadelphia Bar Reporter

Legislation is pending before the Pennsylvania House Judiciary Committee that could dramatically change the current custody laws. Several groups are submitting written comments and preparing to testify before the Judiciary Committee’s Family Law Subcommittee.

Ned Hark, representing the Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, will testify in Harrisburg to oppose sections of the proposed legislation. Terry Fromson, managing attorney at the Women’s Law Project, intends to submit written comments to the Family Law Subcommittee to express the positions of the Women’s Law Project. Both talked about their opposition at the Jan. 4 meeting of the Family Law Section.