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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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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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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 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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domestic violence and divorce

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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What is Considered Domestic Violence in PA?

An abusive relationship can hurt you physically, emotionally, and financially. Getting out of a relationship or marriage involving domestic violence often means turning to the Pennsylvania courts for help. But not every abuser physically assaults his… Read More
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Categories: Family Law
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What Makes a Strong, Valid Prenup in Pennsylvania?

If you have children from a previous relationship, own a share in the family business, or just want to make sure you and your spouse are treated fairly in divorce, you might be considering a prenuptial agreement. However, not all marital agreements a… Read More
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Categories: Divorce, Family Law
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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