February 8, 2016
Tom Rees is a partner in High Swartz’s employment and litigation group and devotes significant time to representation of independent schools. Liz Early is an associate in High Swartz’s family law group.
When spousal fights affect the schooling of the couple’s children, the courts and the children’s schools are put in a difficult position. A recent Pennsylvania Superior Court decision reinforces, parents whose conduct at school is contrary to the best interests of a child may face partial or full limits on custody when dealing with the school. Independent (private) schools may also restrict the difficult parents from access to the school, and may even remove the children from school on the basis of the parents’ conduct.