“From the outset, parenting coordination in Pennsylvania was controversial.”

On May 23, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court eliminated Parenting Coordination in the state. The creation of the parenting coordination program was intended to allow the court to appoint a third party to decide custody disputes, especially minor custodial issues, promptly and without judicial involvement. In the wake of this ruling, however, custody masters and hearing officers may continue to make recommendations, but all custody decisions are ultimately subject to judicial approval. In this article, Associate Kelley L. Menzano discusses the impact this new ruling may have on Family Law in Pennsylvania.

This article was originally published in The Legal Intelligencer.

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