Publications

Ann regularly writes articles and course materials on family law topics.  Those articles include analyses of recent developments in Pennsylvania family law as well as surveys of specific family law fundamentals for continuing legal education purposes.

Recent Publications

Video, “Judicial Interview of the Child”, Director
Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, Summer (2014).  Available on YouTube and this website’s “Videos” page.

 “Case Note: A.H. v. C.M — Superior Court Rules Trial Court Failure to Review Parent Coordinator Decision A Denial of Due Process”
The Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, Volume 35, Issue 1 (2013).

Pennsylvania Discovery Guru’s Facebook Guidelines:  Trail v. Lesko”
Solo and Small Firm Practice Section News, Volume 29, No. 1 (2013).

Case Note:  Wetzel v. Heiney — Appeal of Order Denying Marriage Counseling Is Dismissed as Moot”
The Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, Volume 33, Issue 2 (2011).

“Case Note: Durning v. Balent / Kurdilla — Custody and Relocation Order Vacated and Adjudicated in Fast-Track Appeal”
The Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, Volume 33, Issue 2 (2011).

“Articulated at Last: What Factors Constitute ‘Best Interests of the Child'”
Pennsylvania Lawyer Magazine, March/April 2011

“Are Custody Evaluations Confidential?”
Pennsylvania Bar Institute, January 2010.

“Tax Fundamentals for Family Lawyers”
Pennsylvania Bar Insitute, December 2009.

“Case Note: Weiland v. Weiland — No Due Process Violation in Paternity Matter”
The Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, Volume 30, Issue 3 (2008).

“Case Note: Schmehl v. Schmehl — Grandparent Visitation Statute Does Not Violate Equal Protection Rights”
The Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, Volume 29, Issue 3 (2007).

“Relevant Business Valuation Date for Divorce Purposes”
Cozen O’Connor Business Law Observer, Summer 2007.

“Case Note: Smith v. Smith — Relevant Valuation Date for Closely-Held Business Interest”
The Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, Volume 28, Issue 4 (2006).

“Equitable Distribution of Federal Retirement Plans”
Pennsylvania Bar Institute, May 2006.

“Case Note: Stackhouse v. Stackhouse — Commonwealth Court’s Abolition of Common Law Marriage Acknowledged and Applied Prospectively”
The Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, Volume 27, Issue 1 (2005).

“Case Note: Seder v. Seder — Parent with De Jure, Not De Facto, Custody has Standing to Seek Child Support”
The Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, Volume 26, Issue 1 (2004).