Posted by Susan M. Gibson | Mar 16, 2023 |
Child custody disputes might appear complicated, but they don't have to be. When you understand your rights and strive to do what is best for your children, a reasonable resolution can often be attained.
The court will focus on what is in the child's best interests. As a parent or other caregiver...
Posted by Susan M. Gibson | Feb 16, 2023 |
When couples separate, alimony may be an issue that needs to be determined. Alimony is awarded after a divorce is finalized.
Whether you are a payor or a payee, you should understand how alimony works in Pennsylvania to know your rights, obligations, and how alimony is awarded.
Alimony vs. Spousa...
Posted by Susan M. Gibson | Jan 16, 2023 |
When a couple goes through a divorce, the court determines how to divide their assets. Real estate holdings, savings, and other assets acquired during the marriage are subject to division.
If you are going through a divorce, you may wonder how Pennsylvania courts divide retirement funds.
How are ...
Posted by Susan M. Gibson | Dec 16, 2022 |
The divorce process can be confusing. You may have been separated from your ex for a long time, but that doesn't necessarily mean you can completely move on.
You still have many things to deal with before everything is finalized. An experienced divorce attorney can help you avoid some of the most...
Posted by Susan M. Gibson | Nov 16, 2022 |
Every family member plays a role in a child's development. Sometimes, grandparents might feel inclined to step in to help raise a child if the child's biological parents suffered an untimely death or are otherwise incapable of caring for them.
It's possible for grandparents or other caregivers ca...
Posted by Susan M. Gibson | Oct 15, 2022 |
Family law can involve many difficult and emotionally draining processes. You will have to live with many decisions made during these proceedings for the rest of your life.
Having the support and guidance of a knowledgeable and experienced family law lawyer can help get you through the process an...
Posted by Susan M. Gibson | Sep 16, 2022 |
When a judge orders child support, it must be paid until it's terminated or modified by the court. If your ex refuses or cannot pay child support for any reason, they may accumulate outstanding payments. They may even face wage garnishment or contempt for disobeying a court order.
PA Law & Child ...
Posted by Susan M. Gibson | Aug 16, 2022 |
Once you've chosen to end your relationship with your partner, you might feel like there's a deadline you need to reach some peace of mind.
However, each case can be unique, so knowing how long a divorce or separation can take might ease your mind.
Understanding Pennsylvania's family law system c...