Parents can rest assured that the state’s courts are not likely to toy with a guardianship designation in their wills, according to a recent Superior Court decision.
In choosing to award guardianship of a minor child to the couple named in a father’s will rather than the girl’s brother, a three-judge panel in In Re Slaughter, PICS Case No. 99-1693 (Pa. Super. Aug. 27, 1999) Olszewski, J. (9 pages) said parents should have faith that the rights guaranteed in 28 Pa.C.S.A. 2519 will not be diminished after their deaths.
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