Tag: paternity by estoppel

Paternity Judged by New Standard in Child Support Cases – Best Interests – Says Supreme Court

February 26, 2012 | Blog, Child Support

Icon for author Brian Vertz Brian Vertz

With a breathtaking sweep of their pens (or keyboards), four Justices of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court last week swept away decades of decisional law concerning paternity by estoppel, ushering a new era of parentage litigation, in KEM v. PCS, No. 67 MAP 2011 (February 21, 2012). The facts were relatively simple and commonplace: a married woman had an affair resulting in the birth of a child, who was four years […]

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