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Exceptions in Pennsylvania Orphans’ Court Not Necessary to Preserve Weight-of-the-Evidence Claim on State-Court Appeal

On November 18, 2013 by Schnader

On November 12, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania issued an en banc decision holding that filing exceptions to an Orphans’ Court order is not necessary to preserve weight-of-the-evidence claims on appeal. The case, however, is a reminder that potential waiver traps continue to lurk in post-trial practice.

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