Monthly Archives: February 2021
Domestic abuse has become extremely prevalent in the past year, in part because of all the stay-at-home orders. Being the victim of domestic violence can be terrifying. Oftentimes it is that fear that prevents victims from coming forward and taking action against their abusers. Speaking with and hiring an attorney experienced in these types… Read More »
What is Paternity? Paternity essentially means determining who is the legal father of a child. Determinations of paternity may need to be made in support and custody matters. Why is Establishing Paternity Important? The child may be entitled to receive child support from the father. The father may be able to get a court… Read More »
What is the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act and Why Might it Matter to my Pennsylvania Case?
We get many questions about the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA), especially from parents who move to Pennsylvania or ones who intend on moving to another state. Although it may seem complicated to understand, we will break it down here to the most basic concepts. What is the UCCJEA? This is… Read More »
When many spouses first walk into our office, one of the first questions they want to know is whether their divorce case will have to go to trial. In other words, they are inquiring if a contested final hearing is necessary. Whether the entire case or just some important issues have to be resolved… Read More »