Belinda Kratz v John Kratz

Charles R. Hofheimer

Case Conclusion Date:March 24, 1999

Practice Area:Child Custody

Outcome:Mom won juristiction and custody

Description:UCCJA case -Father took children to PA and sought custody in PA claiming wife was not to be found when he sold house from under her, left her penniless and claimed she had disappeared even though he had communicated by phone with her.Mom won in Circuit Court, Dad appealed to Court of Appeals and lost.