The following are five general tips to assist you in your custody case: Be active in your child’s life Monitor your online presence Support your child’s relationship with the other parent Address issues of parental fitness (i.e. alcohol abuse, drug abuse, etc.) Listen to your attorney To read more about these tips, please see…

When going through a divorce in in Pennsylvania, it is helpful to have some key information.  Below you will find some of the most important facts everyone getting a divorce in the state of Pennsylvania should know. To read more, see here.

Paternity Law is the legal area dealing with establishing or disputing fatherhood (also known as “paternity”).  Common reasons for paternity disputes usually include determining a potential father’s rights and obligations with regard to a child or establishing rights related to inheritance after a death. Traditionally, a child born to the wife during a marriage under…

Pennsylvania is an equitable distribution state.  Upon request of either party in an action for divorce, the court shall equitably and fairly divide, distribute or assign the marital property between the parties, without regard to marital misconduct, in such percentages and in such manner as the court deems fair after consideration of all factors. Marital…

Child Custody It is Pennsylvania public policy, when in the best interest of the child, to assure a reasonable and continuing contact of the child(ren) with both parents after a separation or dissolution of marriage and the sharing of the rights and responsibilities of child rearing by both parents and continuing contact of the child(ren)…

During divorce, a couple may have to make decisions regarding retirement accounts and how to divide them. Qualified domestic relations orders deal with these accounts and can help the parties avoid unnecessary taxes or penalties. To learn more about QDROs, see here. Family Law Corp. – Family Law, Divorce and Custody on Main Line, Philadelphia,…

Child custody cases can be some of the most difficult and emotionally-ridden family law cases. By preparing well before the child custody hearing, a party is more likely to be prepared for the possible outcome and more likely to prevail than if he or she is completely unprepared. To learn more, read here.   <title>…

These agreements are not just for the rich and famous, experts say. Pre- and postnuptial agreements are sometimes seen as a troubling sign of distrust in what should be a loving relationship.  But advocates say they can be essential for protecting investments, especially if one partner has children from a previous relationship, even if the…

What is collaborative divorce?  It Is when the couple works together with their individual attorneys to come to a resolution in a positive and results oriented way.  Individuals can agree to all details, come to a resolution, and never step foot in a courtroom. To learn more, see here. Family Law Corp. – Family Law,…

Spousal Support in Pennsylvania is the amount paid to a dependent spouse to assure that person has a reasonable living allowance, or money to provide for living expenses.  In Pennsylvania, spousal support is the title for support paid before a divorce complaint is filed.  When an initial spousal support claim is filed, the parties go…

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