Category Archives: Child Custody


Filing for Emergency Custody in PA ─ What you Need to Know

Pennsylvania gives parents an opportunity to file for emergency custody by filing a Petition for Special Relief. Learn more from Daley Zucker.

Child Custody Lawyers near York, PA

Searching for a custody lawyer near York, PA? Daley Zucker is a team of expert litigators, prepared to handle your case.

COVID-19 Holiday Travel

In July 2020 I wrote a blog discussing Covid 19 custody issues that parents should anticipate and address in advance.  For example – would routine custody exchanges continue to take place?  How would remote learning be handled if it became [...Read More]

Child’s Preference in Custody: How It Factors Into the Court’s Decision

Since the beginning of time, child custody practitioners have been asked by clients or prospective clients, “what about my child’s preference in custody?  Won’t the Court listen to them?”  How old do they have to be for the Court to [...Read More]

Custody & COVID-19

There is no doubt that the Covid–19 pandemic has (for better or worse) impacted all areas of our lives.  As a family law practitioner, an immediate impact was felt in the custody arena.  The first wave of issues surrounded the [...Read More]

National Adoption Day

November 17th was National Adoption Day.  Adoptions are one of the few truly joyous moments that a family law practitioner has the honor of facilitating.  Pennsylvania has an Adoption Act codified at 23 Pa.C.S. § 2101, et seq. which discusses [...Read More]

Custody Schedules During the Holidays

As some of the major holidays are approaching, now is an excellent time to locate and dust off your custody order and read through it, especially those paragraphs that discuss Trick-or-Treat, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanza and/or New Years. If the [...Read More]

Parenting Coordination – What is it and how does it work?

On August 9, 2018, The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania entered an order which authorizes the use of a Parenting Coordinator in custody cases involving repeated or intractable conflict between parties. The Rule provides that a Parenting Coordinator may be used [...Read More]

New Custody Statutes for Grandparent Custody

On May 4, 2018, Governor Tom Wolf signed into law, amendments to the custody statute that clarify the situations where grandparents can file proceedings seeking partial custody and expanding the rights of third parties who can file custody proceedings. Prior to [...Read More]

Time for a Spring Custody Checkup

As spring and summer approach, it is time to pull out your custody agreements and orders to refresh your recollection regarding precisely what your schedule provides for. Too often parents become complacent about the schedule. You have almost made it [...Read More]