Family Law

Why Do Need To Hire an Attorney?

Challenges abound in every area of the law, requiring specialized knowledge of the law and of the court system. Without a qualified attorney to provide that knowledge, one can get lost in a maze of complex procedures and Latin legal terms. Ad litem. Respondeat superior. Quantum meruit. In articulo mortis. Res ipsa loquitur. Quid pro quo. Ad damnum. Pro se.  [...]

Kayden’s Law Would Revise Pennsylvania’s Custody Laws to Better Protect Children

On May 21, 2018, Jeffery Mancuso was awarded partial, unsupervised custody of his 7-year-old daughter Kayden. Seventy-seven days later Kayden was dead at the hands of her father. Mancuso was given custody in spite of his history of violent outbursts, and a criminal record, which included assault charges across a number of states. Kayden’s death spurred the introduction of Pennsylvania [...]

By |2022-04-20T17:43:48+00:00April 20th, 2022|Categories: Family Law|0 Comments

How are Pennsylvania’s 2022 child support guidelines affecting you?

Child support is a parent’s court-ordered payment to help with the costs of raising a child. Usually, these payments are from one parent to the other. The person who has custody of the children the majority of the time (the "custodial parent") typically receives child support from the parent who provides less care (the “non-custodial parent"). In Pennsylvania, a child [...]

By |2022-04-04T19:38:55+00:00April 4th, 2022|Categories: Family Law|0 Comments

Fault-Based Divorce or No-Fault Divorce?

Attorney Jeremy Weinstock Going through a divorce can be an emotional event. Navigating Pennsylvania’s divorce laws can be a confusing process. Those laws can be extremely complex and difficult to interpret. Pennsylvania recognizes two grounds for divorce – fault and no-fault. The former requires that the failure of the marriage resulted from the action of one spouse. The [...]

By |2021-12-06T17:12:12+00:00December 6th, 2021|Categories: Family Law|0 Comments
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