Free Divorce Advice & Support Workshop

Do you know a woman who is hurting because of the state of her marriage? Get free divorce advice from family law attorney and parenting coordinator Elizabeth C. Early and financial planner Tim Sieders. They'll be hosting a Second Saturday Divorce Information Workshop for Women. Our speakers are family law and divorce lawyer Elizabeth Early […]

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How to Qualify for Disability

Social Security uses a strict 5-step process to determine if you qualify for disability. That's true regardless of whether you apply for SSDI or SSI benefits. If you're questioning how to qualify for disability, you are unlikely to receive benefits if you don't match the criteria listed in the below steps. So let's get to […]

sam cooper new litigation attorney at high swartz in norristown pa

High Swartz Welcomes New Litigation Attorney

High Swartz, a full-service law firm with offices in Norristown and Doylestown PA, is pleased to announce that Samuel T. Cooper Esq. has joined the firm’s litigation team. Practicing out of the Norristown office, Mr. Cooper joins the firm after completing a law clerkship with the Honorable Daniel J. Clifford, of the family court division […]

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Do I Need to Pay Philadelphia City Wage Tax During the Pandemic?

The Covid-19 Pandemic has brought many changes to our lives, requiring masks when leaving the house, frequent hand washing, and (for many people) work from home. For suburbanites who work in the City of Philadelphia, there is an unexpected twist from Governor Wolf’s stay at home order – in the form of a tax refund. […]

Why is the “Date of Separation” important in a divorce

Why is Establishing the “Date of Separation” important in a divorce?

Depending on your date of separation, the value of your marital estate and any award of alimony could be vastly different. In Pennsylvania, the date that you are deemed to be separated from your spouse, is an important date in your divorce matter for a number of reasons including when the divorce can move forward […]

Mary Cushing Doherty presents at AFCC-AAML Conference

Mary Cushing Doherty, Head of High Swartz's family law practice was a co-presenter and educator at the recent AFCC-AAML Conference in San Diego. The joint conference brought together leading experts in Family Law to address the most difficult issues many in the profession face. The AFCC (Association of Family and Conciliation Courts) and the AAML […]