Same-Sex Marriages in Michigan

Attorney General Eric Holder has announced that the federal government will recognize the same-sex marriages that were performed in Michigan after the ruling of a federal judge went into effect and before the ruling was stayed, even though Michigan itself … Continue reading

Pennsylvania Orphans’ Court — Rule 17

HTML Version Copyright 1995- Daniel B. Evans. All rights reserved.  — Short Title —   ___These rules shall be known as Supreme Court Orphans’ Court Rules, and shall be cited as Pa.O.C. Rules.     Evans Law Office Daniel B. Evans, Attorney at … Continue reading

Pennsylvania Orphans’ Court — Rule 16

HTML Version Copyright 1995- Daniel B. Evans. All rights reserved.  — Proceedings Pursuant to Section 3206 of the Abortion Control Act —   ___The right of a minor to petition the court for consent under Section 3206(c), 18 Pa.C.S. § 3206(c), shall be … Continue reading

Pennsylvania Orphans’ Court — Rule 15

HTML Version Copyright 1995- Daniel B. Evans. All rights reserved.  — Adoptions —   [Note: In Philadelphia County exclusive jurisdiction in adoption matters is vested in the Family Court Division of the Court of Common Pleas. As to adoption jurisdiction in the … Continue reading

Pennsylvania Orphans’ Court — Rule 14

HTML Version Copyright 1995- Daniel B. Evans. All rights reserved.  — Guardianship of Incapacitated Persons —   [The title to Rule 14 was changed from “Incompent’s Estates” to the above on December 23, 1998, 29 Pa.B. 329, effective January 1, 1999.]   Pa. O.C. … Continue reading

Pennsylvania Orphans’ Court — Rule 13

HTML Version Copyright 1995- Daniel B. Evans. All rights reserved.  — Distribution-Special Situations —   Pa. O.C. Rule 13.1. Representation by Counsel ___A foreign distributee or claimant may be represented by counsel who possesses a valid duly authenticated power of attorney executed by … Continue reading

Pennsylvania Orphans’ Court — Rule 12

HTML Version Copyright 1995- Daniel B. Evans. All rights reserved.  — Special Petitions —   Pa. O.C. Rule 12.1. Family Exemption. ___(a) A petition for a family exemption shall set forth ______(1) facts establishing a prima facie right of the petitioner to the … Continue reading