Reasons for Adjusting Child Support Payments in Pennsylvania Family Law Cases

March 30, 2016

By: Melissa Boyd

High Swartz; multiple factors to consider child supportShortly after getting married, you and your spouse agree that you will leave your job to be at home with the family. Ten years later, you and your spouse decide to separate. The court awards you child support. After a few years, you experience life changes that make the support payments barely enough for you to get by. And, without relevant work experience in the last decade, you are having difficulty landing a high paying job. You wonder if there is any way the court will reconsider and award you additional support. Continue reading “Reasons for Adjusting Child Support Payments in Pennsylvania Family Law Cases”

Calculating Child Support in Pennsylvania When Income Varies or Changes

March 25, 2016By: Melissa BoydHigh Swartz; CalculatingChild support in Pennsylvania divorce cases is dependent upon a large number of factors governed by rules also known as Pennsylvania Support Guidelines. Those domestic relations guidelines dictate the amount of child support which a spouse or parent should pay based on the income of both of their net monthly incomes (which is also defined by the family law rules). Continue reading “Calculating Child Support in Pennsylvania When Income Varies or Changes”

Real Estate Agents in Pennsylvania Should Always Get Contract in Writing

March 17, 2016By: Kevin CornishContract, High SwartzAs a real estate agent in Pennsylvania, payment for your services is almost always contingent on the sale of a property. Such a commission structure assures that when you have closed a sale, you will be paid for your services. In order to assure that you get paid, your fee agreement must be in writing and signed by your client. The Real Estate Licensing and Registration Act (RELRA), 63 P.S. 455.606a, provides in relevant part: Continue reading “Real Estate Agents in Pennsylvania Should Always Get Contract in Writing”