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How Do Out-of-State Custody Orders Work?

Sometimes, when a marriage or relationship ends, one of the parties may wish to relocate to a different state with the children. If you have recently moved to Pennsylvania, you might be wondering whether out of state child custody orders are recogniz… Read More
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Categories: Child Custody
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How is Alimony Determined in Pennsylvania?

When you go through a divorce, every aspect of your life can change — including your financial circumstances. This is especially true for a spouse who was economically dependent on the other during their marriage. While alimony is not automatically… Read More
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Categories: Child Support, Divorce
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Ancillary Probate in Pennsylvania

Going through the probate process can be complex, time-consuming, and stressful — especially when you discover that your loved one owned real property in another state. Ancillary probate proceedings in Pennsylvania may be needed in the event a nonr… Read More
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Should We Have a Joint Revocable Trust?

Trusts are an essential legal tool that can be used to ensure you meet your estate planning goals and have peace of mind that your wishes will be carried out. In addition to distributing your assets to your chosen beneficiaries, they can also maintai… Read More
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Categories: Estate Planning
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Can You Establish a Pet Trust in Pennsylvania?

For many people, pets aren’t just animals — they provide unconditional love, companionship, a sense of security, and are an important part of the family. You might be concerned about what will happen to your pets in the event you are hospitalized… Read More
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Categories: Estate Planning, Pets
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Can You Recover Compensation if You Slip and Fall on a Friend’s Property?

Slip and fall accidents are extremely common — and unfortunately, they often result in injuries that cause the victim to incur substantial medical bills. While slip and falls resulting in hospitalization could happen anywhere, filing a personal inj… Read More
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Categories: Personal Injury
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Modifying Child Custody in Pennsylvania

Unlike a divorce judgment, a child custody order cannot be set in stone. As time goes by, family circumstances can change, and a child may have different needs as they grow older. If the custody or visitation arrangement in place no longer serves the… Read More
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Categories: Child Custody, Divorce
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Pet Custody: Who Gets the Dog in a Divorce?

Dogs and other pets are viewed as property under the law in Pennsylvania when it comes to divorces. However, this doesn’t mean that their owners view their pets in the same way as they would their car, house, or a piece of furniture when they part… Read More
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Categories: Divorce
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Does a Beneficiary Pay Taxes on an Inherited House?

A house can be a significant inheritance. However, there are also legal and financial responsibilities that come with it. One of the first things you, as a beneficiary, might be wondering is whether you are required to pay tax on the property you inh… Read More
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Categories: Estate Planning
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How to Resolve Your Divorce Without Going to Trial

Going through a divorce is stressful enough — but taking your case to trial can make it even more emotionally overwhelming. Fortunately, you may have other divorce options that can help reduce the cost, contention, and anxiety associated with litig… Read More
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