Smart Decisions Start With Knowledge
Family law is complicated. While no amount of research can replace a personalized consultation from an experienced family law attorney, getting informed is one of the best ways to prepare for your divorce, custody, support or other family law matter.
To get you started, we’ve put together articles we think will help you gain the knowledge you need to successfully move forward.
So, start your learning now.
When you are getting divorced, you can create a safer, more advantageous position for yourself by taking several financial steps while the divorce is pending. If you and your spouse are separatin... Read more
Seeking an Attorney to Represent a Child to Avoid Contempt when the Child Refuses to Visit with a Parent
In extreme cases, when a child is refusing to visit with a parent and the court is threatening the primary custodial parent with contempt or other drastic sanctions, one tactic that can help defl... Read more
People going through a divorce often wonder, how long does alimony last in PA? It depends on a variety of factors, including what type of “alimony” or support is being paid. As we discussed in our previous article, there are three types of “alimony” or suppo… Read more
Most divorces involve couples with children. Virtually all of these divorces will be impacted by child support issues. If you are divorcing in Bucks County, PA, it is important to have a general understanding of how child support works, how it is decided, and the factors that will influence it to your advantage or disadvantage. Below are the top 11 ways that Bucks County Child Support may aff… Read more
When it comes to custody, every county does it a bit differently. If you are initiating a child custody action or modifying a current custody order in Bucks County, here is what you need to know: 1. Custody Conference After you file your initial custody petition or petition to modify, you will be scheduled for a conference with a family Master. A family Master is a full-ti… Read more
Most divorcing couples want to get through the process as quickly and cheaply as possible, which can make mediation seem like the perfect option. Unfortunately, that desire to save time and money sometimes means risking a lot more, including your own welfare. Below are a few situations in which you should say no to a divorce mediator and yes to litigation. 1. One party controls the fi… Read more
Make no mistake, this is a serious decision. The divorce lawyer you choose to represent you will have an impact on some of the most important matters in your life. You should dismiss most of the “information” about divorce attorneys you get from cultural and societal cues, like movies, novels and newspaper stories. Instead, do your research. Look around. Ask for referrals from those you t… Read more
SnapDivorce Makes Divorce Simple Through Modern Divorce Mediation, Arbitration and Agreements. There are well over half a million divorces in the United States each year, many of which ruin couples financially and emotionally. As nearly anyone who has gone through the process can attest, the divorce system is overwhelmed with cases, expensive, fraught with delays … Read more
What to do? My wife just emptied out the checking account! My husband just withdrew $50,000 from our joint investment account! What can I do to stop this behavior and protect the marital assets? The important thing to know is that you can stop it. You can stop it by filing a Petition for Special Relief to Freeze Marital Assets. By filing this petition, you are requesting that the court ent… Read more
You see it all around you every January: people starting over. Starting diets, starting exercise plans, and starting, unfortunately for many, the process of divorce. Resolutions are easy to make but difficult to keep, largely because the process is unclear. Nowhere in the world of resolutions is this truer than for something like divorce. What steps do you take first? Which concerns should be… Read more