CUSTODY IN MOVIES: Mrs. Doubtfire

To what length will you go to be in your kid’s life  How much does it make a difference to your kids that you spend time with them  Is it better to work out custody with the other parent  All these questions and more present themselves in the 1990’s movie Mrs Doubtfire!!!! In Mrs

Parents, Third-parties, and Presumptions in Custody

When a court makes a determination in a child custody case, it must consider the 16 enumerated custody factors set forth by the statute In addition, the custody statute sets forth additional considerations for the court to weigh Both parents and non-parents can sue for custody, assuming they have

Who gets custody on Halloween?

If you’re a parent of a young child, Halloween can be one of the most stressful holidays of the year Halloween falls on a different day each year, for many parents with Custody Orders don’t include Halloween as a holiday the result is often unpredictable because custody will be exercised by

What to do with the home during a divorce

When a married couple gets divorced, there is more to it than just both parties calling it quits and going their separate ways That is because there is usually more at stake The issues usually include children and splitting up the marital assets While custody of the children is something that can

Prenuptial Agreements

If a couple is getting married, they are not thinking about getting divorced; however, it is important to consider getting an antenuptial, or prenuptial, agreements These agreements are signed by the parties in advance of marriage and become binding on the date of marriage Prenuptial agreements

Pennsylvania’s New Support Guidelines

Pennsylvania has adopted new child support guidelines and made certain changes to the support rules, effective May 1, 2017 As is the usual pattern with such changes, the guidelines and the support obligations they create are being changed only in incremental ways That is not to say, of course, that

Five Things to Avoid During a Divorce

1 Don’t stoop to your spouse’s level If things are getting rocky during a divorce and the other side is acting like a juvenile, it helps to clearly memorialize that you are not okay with their actions (via text, e-mail, etc); but going tit-for-tat on the juvenile behavior will not win you