ARTICLE I. NAME AND JURISDICTION.
Section 1. Name.
The name of the Section shall be the Family Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association.
Section 2. Purpose.
The Family Law Section shall study and submit resolutions concerning the laws, local and state-wide rules of procedure, administrative regulations and forms and procedures governing marriage, divorce, adoption, support and alimony, custody, property division, dependency, juveniles, domestic violence, paternity, alternative dispute resolution, and other subjects related to family law. The Section shall work with the Family Court of Philadelphia to develop and implement policy and rules, shall provide the members of the Section and the Bench with continuing legal education, shall encourage an atmosphere of civility, sensitivity and camaraderie among the members of the Bench and Bar, and shall work to improve the delivery of legal services, administration of justice and public perception of the family law system.