Tag: #ChildAbuse

K.D. v. E.D.

The Pennsylvania Superior Court once again found itself playing referee in a toxic family fight. The Court affirmed the lower court’s order awarding a father therapeutic supervised partial physical custody

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In re C.B.

An en banc panel of the Pennsylvania Superior Court affirmed the lower court’s order that adjudicated children dependent and found that one child suffered abuse. The Court held that under

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In re X.P.

In re X.P. was a mother’s appeal from the Court of Common Pleas’s order finding that her 16-year-old son was dependent and transferring physical and legal custody of the boy

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United States v. Heatherly

The defendants frequented an internet chat room where users regularly shared child pornography. One user repeatedly live-streamed himself raping and sexually abusing his six-year-old nephew. The defendants encouraged him as

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A.L.B. v. M.D.L

In A.L.B. v. M.D.L., the Superior Court analyzed the 16-factor test set forth in 23 Pa.C.S.A. § 5328(a) in analyzing a trial court’s “drastic action,” awarding sole legal and primary

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In re DR

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court held that a family court does not have authorization under the Child Protective Services Law to compel a parent to submit to a drug or alcohol

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In re H.Y.

H.Y.’s parents appealed from the order of adjudication and disposition finding H.Y. was the victim of child abuse and dependent. During a medical examination, doctors found numerous bone fractures and

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