An overarching consideration in custody disputes is what arrangement is in the best interest of the child. The best interest of a child is a broad and vague criteria, as the way to raise a child is subject to personal preference and varying professional philosophy. When couples divorce, they will often exaggerate or overcompensate their … Continue reading Child Custody: What’s Best for the Children?
Two of the most important issues between divorcing or unmarried parents are child custody and child support. If one parent has primary custody rights, they can feel the financial effects of caring for children significantly more than the other parents. Pennsylvania law requires that both parents have the legal duty to financially support their children … Continue reading Information Regarding Child Support in PA
Divorce can always be a complicated and challenging process for everyone involved. There are many different issues that must be addressed before a marriage can be dissolved and each determination can have a significant effect on your finances, relationship with your children, or even where you call home. Divorce can have a particularly serious impact … Continue reading Protecting Your Business in a Divorce
Child custody laws in Pennsylvania can be confusing. Instead of using terms like “visitation,” the laws categorizes several different levels of custody that a parent can obtain. This can be challenging for grandparents, who often seek visitation rights to ensure they can spend some time with their grandchildren. When it comes to grandparents in PA, … Continue reading Grandparent’s Rights in a Child Custody Case
Generally speaking, the term “uncontested divorce” has been used to refer to divorces in which there are no disagreements. However, when you have two spouses who have decided to end their marriage, the reality is that disagreements are bound to arise at some point in the process. Therefore, the idea that any divorce will be … Continue reading What is an Uncontested Divorce?
Any type of conflict or discord in your family can be stressful and emotional. However, when domestic violence occurs, it can be devastating and even life-threatening for you and your children. If you have been the victim of domestic violence, family abuse, or you believe the threat exists, you should immediately call our dedicated domestic … Continue reading Early Signs of Domestic Violence
One of the most emotional and contentious discussions during and after a divorce involves the custody of your child. Some couples use the children as leverage against the other, other couples decide to rise above their differences and have combined outings to maintain a sense for normalcy for the children. Most couples, however, realize that … Continue reading Can Obesity Factor in your Child Custody Case?
The advent of social media is a fantastic way for people to share content as well as stay connected with friends and family. It has also become a novel tool to be wielded during divorce proceedings. Sharing information on social networks, whether it be posts or media content, can create problems for individuals involved in … Continue reading Social Media’s Effect on Divorce Cases
Divorce is a complex decision that requires significant amounts of thought, planning, and emotional fortitude. The process itself can be very complicated if one does not prepare him or herself for the lengthy process. It is important that individuals use available resources in order to effectively plan and navigate divorce proceedings. Hiring an Attorney Hiring … Continue reading Steps to Prepare Yourself for a Divorce
Getting married is an important commitment two individuals make to one another, usually intended to last the rest of their lives. While everyone wants marriages to last, statistically, a growing number of marriages end in divorce. As such, couples should consider spending as much time evaluating and considering prenuptial agreements as they do planning a … Continue reading Reasons for a Prenuptial Agreement