Family Law

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Family Lawyer vs. Divorce Lawyer

Your marriage is on the rocks. It’s time to find a lawyer near you to represent you in what’s beginning to look like an ugly divorce. But who should you consult? Which lawyer is better, a divorce lawyer vs. a family lawyer. Truth be told, it doesn’t matter. Either lawyer can represent you effectively. Moreover, […]

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The Meaning of Gray Divorce or Divorce After 50

It's growing more common for couples to divorce after 50 and later in life. It's also becoming more socially accepted. So let's take a closer look at the meaning of gray divorce. Sometimes, people finally feel financially stable enough for a gray divorce. Perhaps, they've reached a certain age and are ready for something different. […]

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Tax Update 2022: Child Tax Credit for Separated or Divorced Parents

If you're a divorced or separated parent, now is the time to discuss who will claim each child as dependent on your 2021 tax return to maximize the child tax credit. Talking with a family law attorney can also give you more insight. A Family Law Attorney May Help Increase Your Child Tax Credit We've […]

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Date of Separation and What PA Courts Consider During a Divorce

In many cases, divorcing couples don’t realize that the exact date of separation may be crucial within the divorce process. When I meet clients who are seeking a divorce, they often casually tell me that their marriage “really” ended months or years earlier, they just stayed married legally. They’ve typically chosen to uphold their legal […]

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Can Catholics Get a Prenuptial Agreement?

A Catholic prenuptial agreement is commonly viewed as planning for divorce before a marriage even begins in the Catholic Church. The mere mention of the word “prenup” can incite a gasp and an inquisitive raise of the eyebrow, especially if you're talking about a Catholic prenuptial agreement. However, prenuptial agreements are not necessarily executed with […]

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Grandparent Rights to Custody and Visitation in PA

When Act 21 passed into law in Pennsylvania in 2018, it changed how and when grandparents can seek custody of their grandchildren. PA Act 21 expanded grandparent rights in PA and third party custody categories. It also added to those able to request child custody through its courts. Below is a summary of how the […]

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Child Support Termination in Pennsylvania

Child support termination and when payments can stop are substantial and nuanced questions we often receive as family law attorneys. Child support payments contribute to a variety of expenses that fall to the parent with custody. These can include medical fees, children's school and activity expenses, and food and clothing necessities. These court-ordered payments commonly […]

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Child Support for College Students in NJ

Now that your child is off to college, you may be wondering, "What is my obligation for child support?" If you live in New Jersey, you will likely have a continuing obligation to pay child support for college students. If you have any questions, it’s best to reach out to a child support lawyer for […]

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Shared Custody and School Choice During the Pandemic

Virtual? In-person? Hybrid? What happens when parents cannot agree? As the country continues to struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic, parents with shared custody are faced with difficult choices regarding how their children should attend school. Below is some insight and answers from a child custody attorney as to how best to deal with the decision. […]

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Temporary Restraining Orders – What are the Options in New Jersey?

Domestic violence in New Jersey can include anything from serious physical violence to harassment as it is defined under the statute. When there is an allegation of domestic abuse in New Jersey, a victim can seek the protection of the Court. This is done by applying for a temporary restraining order. You can consult with […]