Is my case a relocation?

Is my case a relocation A relocation for purposes of a custody case is “a change in a residence of the child which significantly impairs the ability of a nonrelocating party to exercise custodial rights”  23 PaCS 5322  Typically in a relocation, one parent seeks to move with the child  If

New Gun Laws for Domestic Violence Cases

New Gun Laws for Domestic Violence Cases A new gun law relating to domestic violence and Protection from Abuse cases went into effect on April 10, 2019 The bill was signed in October 2018 by Governor Wolf to provide additional safeguards to victims of domestic violence The law requires that

The Role of Mental Health Professionals in Family Law

The Role of Mental Health Professionals in Family Law Family law is one of the most emotionally charged areas of the law  Clients are experiencing an upheaval of their family life, finances and living situation  Clients sometimes feel hurt or angry at the demise of the marriage and children

Jurisdiction and Child Custody

Jurisdiction and Child Custody Sometimes in a disputed custody case, Pennsylvania courts will grant one parent’s request to relocate with the child to another state or county If the other parent contests the move, the Court usually must have a trial on the issue While the fight for a parent to

Forensic Support Team

Forensic Support Team The Forensic Support Team is a collection of resources and tools used to identify, evaluate, analyze, and ultimately to settle the financial aspects of family law cases These include all of the financial issues involved in divorce, equitable distribution of marital assets,

DIVORCE, DEMENTIA, AND DEATH: WHAT HAPPENS WHEN AN INCAPACITATED SPOUSE DIES DURING A DIVORCE?

DIVORCE, DEMENTIA, AND DEATH: WHAT HAPPENS WHEN AN INCAPACITATED SPOUSE DIES DURING A DIVORCE  Prior to 2005, if a party to a divorce action dies before the divorce is finalized, the divorce action is abated so that when a spouse dies, the divorce dies too  The effect of having the divorce die

Can You Afford A Divorce?

Can you Afford a Divorce Even the rich and famous seem to struggle with the question, as made news recently when actor Adrian Pasdar filed in court seeking some $60,000 in monthly support payments from his estranged wife, Dixie Chicks singer, Natalie Maines The actor reported making some $150,000