C.L. v. M.P.

In this custody dispute, the trial court appointed a guardian ad litem (“GAL”) and granted access to the parties’ mental health over the past 3 years. Mother (C.L.) appealed and argued her mental health records were privileged. The Court disagreed and held the parties privacy was protected because the trial court fashioned less intrusive alternatives … Read more

Commonwealth v. Luster

The Superior Court vacated Luster’s convictions for IDSI, unlawful contact with a minor, etc. and remanded the case for a new trial, holding that the Commonwealth’s late notice—the day of trial—of invocation of evidence pursuant to the TenderYears Hearsay Act was insufficient. Therefore, the trial court’s erred when it overruled Luster’s objection and permitted the … Read more