Family Law

Navigating Divorce in PA: Your Divorce FAQs Answered

Oct 06 2021
wedding rings on a table in the rain

The process of divorce can be stressful, complicated, or, depending on your situation, relieving or empowering. No matter what your divorce looks like, you deserve to navigate the process with the information you need. The Family Law team at The …

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Estate Planning After Divorce: Don’t Forget to Protect Your Assets!

Jul 21 2021
hands of man and woman signing papers

Your divorce is over. Your marital property has been divided, and you know what assets are yours. You are exhausted yet relieved that the process is finally over. It’s time to relax and recover, right?    Estate planning after divorce is often neglected. It is so easy to become wrapped up in the emotion of the process …

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Resolving Custody Disputes And Co-Parenting Conflicts

Mar 09 2021

Options That Will Keep You And Your Children Out Of Court Custody litigation is costly, both emotionally and financially. The court system, while well-intended, is adversarial in nature, and parties have little control over the outcome. Children may have to …

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Family Law During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Mar 24 2020
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Resolving Conflict When Courts Are Closed Over the past few days, we have experienced a world that is closing down around us. If you are in the midst of a divorce or custody dispute, you may be feeling extra stress, …

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Choosing A Family Law Attorney

Oct 04 2019
rings discarded by divorcing couple who need to choose a family law attorney

How To Find The Right Attorney For Your Divorce Or Custody Dispute There are many factors to consider when choosing a family law attorney to handle your divorce. Selecting the right attorney can have a significant impact on the way …

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Meeting With A Family Law Attorney

Oct 03 2019
woman at her first meeting with a family law attorney

How to Prepare For Your First Meeting With An Attorney There are several things to consider when choosing a family law attorney to handle your divorce including the process options, geographic location of an attorney, online referrals, and personal recommendations. …

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Collaborative Law Recognized As An Official Practice In PA

Aug 27 2018
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The Pennsylvania Collaborative Law Act Is Signed Today, August 27, 2018, marks the official effective date of The Pennsylvania Collaborative Law Act, codified as 42 Pa.C.S. §74, which was signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf on Thursday, June 28, …

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Top 10 Divorce Don’ts

Feb 14 2018
Top 10 Divorce Donts

When Getting Divorced, Please Don’t . . . 1. Immediately Assume You Have To Litigate In Court Did you know that litigation is not your only option to obtain a divorce, determine support, or address custody? Sometimes litigation is necessary, …

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What Is Collaborative Law?

Jan 18 2018
Collaborative Law can mean amicable divorce

Did you know there is an alternative to the traditional divorce litigation process? It is called Collaborative Law. Let’s face it…No one wants to go through a divorce. Unfortunately, sometimes life does not happen as planned. Public perception regarding divorce …

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Tax Code Changes To Alimony – How Does This Impact My Divorce?

Jan 05 2018
Divorce Decree

The “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” signed by the President as law on December 22, 2017, creates various widespread changes to the tax code and significantly changes how alimony will be treated for tax purposes. Under the prior tax code …

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