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§ 5327. Presumption in cases concerning primary physical custody

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 23 Pa.C.S.A. Domestic RelationsEffective: January 24, 2011

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 23 Pa.C.S.A. Domestic Relations (Refs & Annos)
Part VI. Children and Minors
Chapter 53. Child Custody (Refs & Annos)
Effective: January 24, 2011
23 Pa.C.S.A. § 5327
§ 5327. Presumption in cases concerning primary physical custody
(a) Between parents.--In any action regarding the custody of the child between the parents of the child, there shall be no presumption that custody should be awarded to a particular parent.
(b) Between a parent and third party.--In any action regarding the custody of the child between a parent of the child and a nonparent, there shall be a presumption that custody shall be awarded to the parent. The presumption in favor of the parent may be rebutted by clear and convincing evidence.
(c) Between third parties.--In any action regarding the custody of the child between a nonparent and another nonparent, there shall be no presumption that custody should be awarded to a particular party.

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2010, Nov. 23, P.L. 1106, No. 112, § 2, effective in 60 days [Jan. 24, 2011].
23 Pa.C.S.A. § 5327, PA ST 23 Pa.C.S.A. § 5327
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 166. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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