A rule change allowing minor parents to bring, maintain or defend custody actions without an appointed guardian will remove obstacles for some young parents, observers said, but may require new methods for ensuring that the youngest minor parents receive necessary guidance.
The city of Philadelphia is not required to immediately fill vacancies for leadership positions within its fire department, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled, despite its procedures directing that vacancies be filled by promotion when possible.
Julie A. Auerbach, Michael R. Galantino and Sheldon Kovach
Much confusion exists among clients and family law lawyers alike as to when a district attorney's office will bring criminal charges stemming from family-law-related disputes. Senior Deputy District Attorney Sheldon Kovach and Deputy District Attorney Michael Galantino, both of Delaware County, explain when criminal charges will and will not be filed in family-law-related matters.