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January 12th, 2017

When parents separate or divorce, it is sometimes difficult to agree on various issues regarding their children. One common area of disagreement has to do with school. Should the child attend private school? Should the child attend a parochial school? … Read More…




May 19th, 2016

In dealing with child custody matters in Pennsylvania, the law generally defers to the parents, allowing them the right to control access to their children. However, that deference yields when a grandparent seeks partial physical custody of their grandchildren. Courts … Read More…




March 18th, 2016

Divorce is hard on everyone involved: the husbands and wives seeking to end a marriage, the children, who often are caught in the middle. Last year, we wrote about Pennsylvania House Bill 380, which would reduce the waiting period for … Read More…




December 17th, 2015

In Pennsylvania, biological parents are not the only people who can seek physical or legal custody of a child. Under Pennsylvania’s child custody statute, in addition to biological parents, two other types of people may seek custody of a child: … Read More…




June 19th, 2015

Most people who find themselves subject to a support order learn quickly that child support is based on two primary factors: what are the parties’ respective incomes or earning capacities and who exercises custody of the children? Since the courts … Read More…




October 8th, 2014

Child custody battles can be one of the most emotionally charged experiences that a parent can encounter. When presented with a custody dispute, it is important to know that the court has a firm standard and an unmovable bottom line. … Read More…




April 29th, 2014

By now, the story of a young woman in New Jersey suing her parents for private high school tuition and a stipend of $650 per week is old news. But, parents across the country have taken notice, wondering if the … Read More…