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Curtis v. Kline
Pennsylvania Supreme Court
666 A.2d 265 (1995)
Two years after Philip Kline (plaintiff) was initially ordered to pay child support for his three children, he petitioned the court to terminate his support obligation as to two of the children, who were now college students. After the petition was filed, the state legislature passed a law known as Act 62, which permitted courts to order separated, divorced, or unmarried parents (but not married parents) to contribute to their children’s post-secondary educational expenses, even if the children were over 18. Kline was given leave to challenge the constitutionality of Act 62. His petition was successful, and an appeal was taken.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Zappala, J.)
Dissent (Montemuro, J.)
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