Is There Alimony in Pennsylvania? There are three types of support available to the dependent spouse: spousal support, alimony pendente lite and alimony. Spousal support and alimony pendente lite are forms of support which can be awarded to a dependent spouse after the parties’ separate but prior to the entry […]
College Support Under the present law in Pennsylvania, neither parent has any legal obligation to pay for the college education of their children. This means that no court can order someone to pay for tuition, room, board, books or fees. Once a child has graduated from high school or turned […]
Conflict of Faith
Conflict of Faith Originally published in The Philadelphia Lawyer, Spring 2011, p. 13 Can a father during his partial physical custody time take the child to his own religious services if different from that of the mother? What if they previously agreed to raise the child in mother’s faith? What […]
Getting married soon?
Getting Married Soon? Do You Need or Want a Pre-Nuptial Agreement? In a society where a high percentage of marriages end in divorce, many more individuals are considering whether a pre-nuptial agreement should be signed before their weddings. It’s a good idea to consult with an attorney well before you […]
The 95 % Rule for a Custody Case
Only 5% of what you tell your lawyer about your custody case will be important enough to make it’s way to trial, if there is one. Getting to that 5%, however, is going to take hours of telling your attorney about your life, including information that you don’t think has […]