Etter v. Rose
Pennsylvania Superior Court
684 A.2d 1092 (1996)
Michael L. Etter (plaintiff) and Wanda Rose (defendant) were divorced and had one son, a minor. Although Etter was in prison, he wished to visit with his minor son. Etter filed a request for visitation, and Rose objected. In light of Rose’s objections, the trial court denied Michael’s request. In making its decision, the trial court relied upon its policy of denying a request for a minor’s visitation with an incarcerated noncustodial parent if the custodial parent raises an objection. Etter appealed, arguing that the trial court abused its discretion.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Tamilia, J.)
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