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What’s the Difference Between Co-Parenting and Parallel Parenting?

Going through a divorce or separating from your partner is hard enough, but it can be even more complex and emotionally draining when children are involved. While some couples never have to speak with each other again once their marriage is dissolved… Read More
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Civil Contempt in a Pennsylvania Divorce and Family Law Cases

If an order is issued by a judge in your family law matter, failure to comply can come with serious ramifications. Disobeying a court order in a matrimonial, child custody, or child support case can result in being held in civil contempt — and a nu… Read More
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Divorce and the Stay-at-Home Parent

Divorce can be an overwhelming experience, both emotionally and economically. This can be especially true if you’re a stay-at-home mother or father. If you were out of the workforce during your marriage, you might be worried about the financial cha… Read More
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What Rights Do Stepparents Have After Divorce?

Blended families are very common in Pennsylvania. Custodial and noncustodial parents often share childcare responsibilities with a spouse who is not biologically related to the child. But while stepparents often develop strong emotional bonds with th… Read More
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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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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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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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Is Domestic Violence an Issue in Your Case?

An angry or manipulative spouse or co-parent can sometimes try to gain the upper hand by raising domestic violence as an issue in your case. Abuse is a serious concern, and many survivors and children rely on protection from abuse orders for their sa… Read More
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Restraining Order Affect Child Custody

How Does a Restraining Order Affect Child Custody?

Conflict between spouses or co-parents always puts a strain on children. When it rises to the level of protection orders and claims of domestic violence, it can interfere with a parent’s connection to his or her children, creating extra hurdles to… Read More
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Creating a Successful Parenting Plan

One of the biggest issues in any custody case and most divorces where children are involved is the parenting plan. This is the court order that sets out who will be responsible for different parts of a child’s upbringing, and where the children wil… Read More
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