Appeal from the Order entered February 6, 1987 in the Court of Common Pleas of Lancaster County, Civil Division, at No. 2677-86.
Michael J. Rostolsky, Lancaster, for appellant.
James S. Sorrentino, Lancaster, for appellee.
McEwen, Olszewski and Del Sole, JJ.
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Husband and Wife were married on June 7, 1970. The parties separated in August of 1985. Two months later, Wife filed a complaint for support and alimony pendente lite. Following a Domestic Relations Office conference, a Recommendation was filed on December 26, 1986. The Recommendation suggested, inter alia, that Husband be directed to pay $200.00 per week for spousal support, and $350.00 per week for child support. By order of court on December 29, 1986, the Recommendation was adopted by the trial court. Both parties filed exceptions to the Recommendation
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on January 7, 1987.*fn1 A hearing was held on February 6, 1987 with reference to the parties' exceptions. At its conclusion, the trial court dismissed the exceptions and reaffirmed the December 29, 1986 order.*fn2 Husband's timely appeal to this Court followed.
By his brief, Husband raises the following issues:
(1) Whether the trial court's order was confiscatory and was an abuse of discretion;
(2) Whether the trial court erred in concluding that Wife's earning capacity was minimal in light of her refusal to seek employment; and,
(3) Whether the trial court erred in entering an order for child support when it failed to consider the contributions to support which Wife ...