Is Mediation right for you?

As discussed in our other article, Mediation and Family Law: Advice from Our Lawyers in Philadelphia, mediation is a process whereby a third party facilitates a conversation between you and your spouse to aid you in reaching a resolution. Taking the court route can be an expensive endeavor, making mediation […]

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Family Law And Bankruptcy

Family Law and Bankruptcy When a party to a family law case files bankruptcy, in general there is an automatic stay under federal law to all actions against the debtor or the debtor’s property. However, there are numerous family law exemptions to that stay provision.  All actions to establish and […]

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When Does Child Support End?

When Does Child Support End? Generally speaking, the obligation of one parent (usually the one with partial physical custody) to the other parent (usually the one with primary physical custody) for payment of child support ends when the child reaches age 18 or graduates from high school, whichever comes last. […]

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Fertility Contracts

Fertility Contracts Legal issues can arise with assisted reproductive technology.  What happens if a married couple freezes embryos and later separates?  Who decides what happens to the frozen embroyos?  Does a sperm or egg donor have a child support obligation to the child born from this arrangement? What happens if […]

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