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…

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, Esquire has been selected as a Top Philadelphia Divorce Lawyer by Super Lawyers.  She has been selected as a Rising Star for 2017. Lori’s family law experience includes all aspects of divorce, child custody, child support and spousal support.  Lori’s exceptional legal advocacy has earned her the recognition of her peers in…

Edward Tsui, writer at www.Expertise.com, has written an article explaining what parties should know and expect in divorce and custody cases.  In his article on expertise.com, he explains the following: The types of child custody arrangements The process of reaching a custody agreement Potential child support obligations Personal and emotional considerations How to hire the…

When you have children, your relationship with your spouse does not end with the final decree. You will have continued contact with your spouse about support, visitation, and other parental responsibilities. For the sake of your children, keep open the lines of communication with your spouse. Your goal should be that your children are not…

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…

Collaborative Divorce Provides Amicable Divorce Options Collaborative Divorce allows spouses to be individually represented by their own divorce lawyers and work together to amicably resolve their issues with the goal of avoiding courtroom litigation. You and your spouse will each hire your own lawyers and work with your lawyers and each other to collaboratively resolve…

It is a form of alternative dispute resolution, which is used to work out divorce, post divorce, or separation issues. Typically, in this kind of process, a third party known as the mediator, assists the couple to negotiate a settlement. Some of the issues that can be handled by the mediator are custody, time-sharing, alimony,…

It is difficult to make a realistic estimate of the total fee even when we know what issues are contested, the intensity of the parties’ feelings, and the complexity of the issues. If the parties want to settle, make compromises, and end the matter quickly, they can do so. If the parties do not trust…

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