In Pennsylvania, both parents must provide financial support to their children at least until the children turn 18 or become emancipated, which means they can support themselves. When parents have divorced, separated, or have never lived together, the parent with more custodial time is generally entitled to receive child support payments from the other…

    Currently the person receiving alimony pays income tax on the alimony received.  The alimony payer is able to deduct alimony payments from his/her income, reducing the payer’s tax burden. Beginning January 1, 2019, any alimony orders issued from that date forward, the tax burden for alimony will no longer shift from the payer…

  Pennsylvania has its own divorce laws regarding who is eligible to file for a divorce.  Each state protects its jurisdiction and makes sure the appropriate laws are applied to the appropriate cases.  To prevent your case from being dismissed, make sure you meet the Pennsylvania residency requirements.  The most common mistake people make is…

  On the day of your wedding, everything is perfect. You are marrying the person of your dreams and you are taking vows to be together forever. However, unfortunately over 50% of the time, that wedding day becomes a fantasy. For whatever reason, the marriage falls apart, whether a spouse had an affair, money issues,…

  Let’s face it: The prenup seems so utterly unromantic – or just plain wrong – but it’s also become so right for so many these days: those keenly aware that a marriage may end up in a legal separation, divorce or death.  Most prenups tackle financial issues such as real estate, division of bank…

  Divorce litigation, especially when there is contested custody, is rarely a straightforward negotiation process. Issues of divorce and custody can be negotiated out of court when certain conditions are present to move the couple to resolution of the issues. Mediated settlements are increasingly popular with both divorcing spouses and the judicial system. To read…

Impartiality/Neutrality Mediators do not take sides.  Rather, mediators work on behalf of both spouses and remaining neutral fosters trust in the process.  This allows the mediator to reframe issues effectively, and facilitate more constructive communication. Confidentiality Mediation is confidential.  Everything discussed in mediation will be kept private.  Mediators cannot be subpoenaed or called to testify…

  Alimony payments, typically codified in the terms of a divorce settlement, are separate from child support.  They are the payments that someone gives to an ex-spouse who earns less money. The alimony deduction repeal would affect divorces carried out after December 31, 2018.  The new rule wouldn’t affect anyone already paying alimony.  But it…

  Family Law Corp. is pleased to announce that our firm has been selected as one of the Best Businesses in the Practice Area of Divorce Law for 2018. Three Best Rated finds the most highly rated divorce lawyers in the Philadelphia area and uses a 50-Point Inspect including everything from reputation, history, complaints, local…

We are privileged to announce that Lori A. Walker, Family Law Attorney at Family Law Corp., has been selected as a 2018 SuperLawyer Rising Star, an honor reserved for only 2.5% of Attorneys in Pennsylvania.  Lori has been recognized for her excellence in the practice area of family law.

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