The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of Child Abduction provides a method for petitioning for child return following removal from his or her “habitual residence” to another country. However, the Convention only applies in signatory countries listed here. In an interesting decision earlier this week, the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals decided whether Read More

Parental Alienation, sometimes known as Hostile Aggressive Parenting, is behavior by a parent which could cause alienation in the relationship between a child and the other parent. Parental Alienation occurs most often in divorce and custody disputes, where a child may be turned against a parent by a series of actions or statements by Read More

A self-imposed financial penalty in a custody agreement was recently upheld by the Superior Court against a father who had agreed to pay damages for seeking a modification of his own child custody schedule. In the matter of Huss v. Weaver, 2016 Pa. Super. 24, the Court held that the father’s custody agreement to Read More