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…

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,…

Pets have become family in our households, so what happens to pets in the event of a divorce?  Many parties often ask this question. Pa. C.S.A. Section 3502 sets the guidelines for distribution of property as opposed to custody or visitation, which considers pet as personal property.  Since a dog or cat has been declared…

What is a Property Settlement Agreement? A Property Settlement Agreement is an agreement that memorializes the division of assets and debts between parties prior to a divorce. If both parties sign the Property Settlement Agreement, then it can be incorporated into their divorce. If the parties sign a Property Settlement Agreement, but do not divorce,…

Lori A. Walker, Esq, has been picked as YLD Council Liaison for the year 2017-2018 to the American Bar Association Family Law Section alongside many other experienced and prestigious family law attorneys across the United States in Family Law. Bobbie Batley, will serve as chair for the 2017-2018, replacing her successor, Mary Vidas, Esquire of…

The separation period for a no-fault divorce under 3301(d) in Pennsylvania has been updated from TWO YEARS to ONE YEAR.  Under 3301(d), the parties must prove a separation from their spouse for a period of time to request grounds to divorce.  If the period of separation from your spouse began on or after Dec. 5,…

Lori A. Walker, Esquire of Family Law Corp. attended the Montgomery County Bar Association’s Annual Dinner and Dance at the Philadelphia Country Club on March 19, 2017 with other members of the Montgomery County Bar Association.  To see more, click here.

Picking a Top Pennsylvania Divorce Attorney for your Divorce or Custody Needs If you are going through a family law, divorce or custody dispute, Family Law Corp. understands how difficult and emotional of a process this can be for you.  You need an experienced attorney who will work with you by your side and on…

Lori A. Walker, has been named a top Philadelphia attorney in the field of family law and divorce, by Super Lawyers, a nationally-recognized peer rating service of attorneys with no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in each state being recognized as rising stars. To see more, click here.

Lori A. Walker, spoke at the American Bar Associations Conference for a Continuing Legal Education Seminar in Spring of 2016. See the Newsletter published by her committee, while she served as Chair of the American Bar Association’s, YLD, Solo, General and Practice Committee and the section announcing her speaking engagement. Read more here.

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