What is Considered a Workers’ Comp Injury?

Posted on July 30th, 2021 in Personal Injury

Any employee can get injured while they’re at work. Of course, some work in careers where suffering an injury on the job is much more likely. Workers’ comp aims to help employees who have been injured on the job cover their medical expenses and any lost wages caused by missing work during recovery. If you […]

Read More

5 Tips for Finding the Right Criminal Defense Lawyer

Posted on July 20th, 2021 in Criminal Charges

There’s a good chance you don’t have very much experience in the legal field. Fortunately, working with a lawyer will help ensure that you have someone who understands the law and the legal process. If you’re facing criminal charges, who you choose as your criminal defense attorney is important. However, even if you understand this […]

Read More

Do’s and Don’ts of Child Custody Battles

Posted on July 16th, 2021 in Child Custody/Support

As a parent, you want what’s best for your child. You want to be there to support them and provide for them, but this can be difficult to do if you’re going through a child custody battle. Fighting for custody of your child is an extremely difficult event to go through. You might know how […]

Read More

How Does a Judge Decide if A Child Can Testify in Court?

Posted on July 7th, 2021 in Child Custody/Support

Divorce can hit the hardest on the children. The younger they are, the less they are able to understand what’s happening, and they have even less control over the situation than either parent. A child isn’t even guaranteed the right to testify, a judge decides if they can based on a few factors, similar to […]

Read More

Watch Out for 4th of July Fireworks

Posted on June 29th, 2021 in Criminal Charges

The 4th of July is a momentous holiday without a doubt. Every year, we celebrate American Independence fought for by our founding fathers. Some of them even started the tradition of using fireworks to celebrate the holiday. They did this to both celebrate our country and mock the use of fireworks to celebrate the British […]

Read More

4 Myths About Divorce

Posted on June 23rd, 2021 in Divorce

Divorce rates have been plummeting over the last few years. They hit an all-time low of 14.9 divorces for every 1,000 marriages, which should be a good thing. At the same time, marriage rates have been dropping too. In fact, 2019 had the lowest marriage rate of the last 20 years. This means that with […]

Read More

What Factors Determine Child Custody?

Posted on June 17th, 2021 in Child Custody/Support

Many would agree that the worst thing about divorce is determining child custody. Save for some extreme circumstances, it’s better for children to have both of their parents in their lives. But some things are not meant to be, so we do the best we can for the children. The goal of the Pennsylvania court […]

Read More

Court Reaffirms $3.2 Million Divorce Award to Pennsylvania Woman

Posted on June 10th, 2021 in Divorce

Divorce can get messy, and certainly did in a 2004 Northumberland County divorce case whose monetary award is still being reaffirmed 17 years later. This year, another federal appeals court reaffirmed a $3.2 million high asset divorce award to Donna Deitrick, according to a PennLive article. She was originally awarded this sum to pay back […]

Read More

What Happens if You Miss Child Visitation?

Posted on June 2nd, 2021 in Child Custody/Support

After a divorce, as the non-custodial parent, seeing your child is of the utmost importance. Your visitation rights allow you to keep a relationship with your child when you can’t be with them like you used to. At the same time, things such as work and family emergencies can get in the way. There are […]

Read More

Do Mothers Get Physical Custody More Often Than Fathers?

Posted on May 26th, 2021 in Uncategorized

Pennsylvania currently uses the “best interest of the child” standard for child custody, which legally means the court has to look at both parents fairly. There are no longer any legally backed assumptions that a child should live with their mother after a divorce because the mother is arbitrarily better for the child. This means […]

Read More
Categories
Tags
Archives
Back to Top