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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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How to Change Your Name After a Divorce

Divorce comes with many life changes — it can also mean changing your surname if you took your spouse’s last name when you got married. Changing your name after divorce can signify a fresh start and cutting ties with your old life. Whether it is… Read More
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Hidden Cryptocurrency and Divorce

Have you ever wondered if your spouse is hiding assets in cryptocurrency accounts and digital assets? Hidden cryptocurrency is an emerging issue in divorce. Understanding how the technology works, and how it impacts your divorce action can help you m… 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 Does Cohabitation Affect My Alimony?

After a divorce, one or both of the parties may enter into a new relationship. Whether or not the former spouses decide to remarry, they may eventually cohabitate with their partners. Importantly, if you decide to move in with someone with whom you a… Read More
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What Does a Protection From Abuse Order Cover?

Being a victim of domestic abuse can be a frightening, upsetting, and emotionally overwhelming experience. It’s critical to be aware of the legal protections that are available to ensure you and your children are safe. In Pennsylvania, the law prov… Read More
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Categories: Divorce, Family Law
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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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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