Family Law

Supreme Court Rule Abolishes Use of Parent Coordinators

, The Legal Intelligencer


Parent coordinators have just been abolished in Pennsylvania. By an order dated April 23, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has adopted Rule 1915.11-1 of the Pennsylvania Rules of Civil Procedure. Rule 1915.11-1 will become effective May 23, and it states that courts shall not appoint any other individual (excepting masters and hearing officers) to make decisions or recommendations or to alter a custody order in child custody cases.

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