Obermayer’s Family Law Group partner, Michael E. Bertin authored the following article on child custody.

Two of the most talked about ­issues among family law practitioners and the bench are child relocation cases and whether custody orders may be ­modified at contempt hearings. I’ve written numerous times on these issues. Over the years, there have been multiple cases from the state Superior Court that address these issues. Every so often, a case comes down that causes one to scratch his head or provide clarity and further direction regarding issues such as these.   Continue Reading.


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Child custody and divorce attorney, Michael E. Bertin is a partner at the law firm of Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP.  Mr. Bertin is co-author of the book Pennsylvania Child Custody Law, Practice, and Procedure.  Mr. Bertin was selected by Best Lawyers in America and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, a former Chair of the Family Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association, the current Co-Chair of its Custody Committee, and held the officer position of Secretary of the Family Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Mr. Bertin works out of Obermayer’s Philadelphia and Conshohocken, PA offices and he can be reached at 215-665-3280 or at michael.bertin@obermayer.com.