What Happens to the Family Business After Divorce?

Posted on February 24th, 2021 in Family Law

They say you should never mix business with pleasure yet, family businesses started by married couples tend to always be around. While Entrepreneur reports that it is possible to mix love and business, the unfortunate reality is that not all couples will be able to make it work. But what happens to a family business […]

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How to Know If Divorce Is Right For You

Posted on February 18th, 2021 in Divorce

Chances are if you are scouring the internet on how to determine if divorce is right for you, you may be experiencing some difficulties within your marriage. But knowing if it’s time to call it quits for good, or if you need a chance to breathe can be difficult–especially if you’ve been married for many […]

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Life Insurance and Marital Assets: Another Divorce Consideration

Posted on February 11th, 2021 in Divorce

In Pennsylvania, marital assets are distributed with the “equitable distribution” model. However, this does not mean that all assets and debts should be divided in half. And one of the most complicated factors in managing estate assets after filing a divorce is managing life insurance policies. But knowing how a life insurance policy may be […]

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Don’t Let the Heat of the Moment Turn Into an Open Lewdness Charge

Posted on February 3rd, 2021 in Criminal Charges

We’ve all seen the cheesy romantic comedies of the young lovers caught up in the moment only to find themselves in an incriminating situation, almost always in a public place. But did you know that these depictions of parking lot rendezvous can actually be considered open lewdness? Under Pennsylvania criminal code, a person commits open […]

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Can a Victim Drop Charges in PA?

Posted on January 27th, 2021 in Family Law

Whether you are a victim of domestic violence, assault, larceny, etc., there may come a point where you decide you wish to drop the charges made against your aggressor–but is that possible? In Pennsylvania, a victim cannot drop charges. Kalinoski Law Offices explains why. Can a victim drop charges in domestic abuse cases? No. When […]

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Child Support And Stimulus Checks: What You Need To Know

Posted on January 19th, 2021 in Child Custody/Support

While the IRS has stopped sending out the second round of stimulus checks in the amount of $600, President-Elect Joe Biden has already begun plans for a third stimulus check. This round of stimulus would supply American’s with an additional $1,400. While the stimulus checks have given some financial relief to those struggling as a […]

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CPS Visitation Rules in Pennsylvania

Posted on January 12th, 2021 in Family Law

Knowing your rights if your family becomes involved in a Child Protective Services (CPS) investigation is critical–especially when your child is removed from the home. While your child will first be placed with a family member or a foster family within their school district to cause as minimal disruptions in the child’s life as possible, […]

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Myths and Misconceptions About Prenuptial Agreements

Posted on January 5th, 2021 in Family Law

Many of us have heard the early 2000s hit, “Gold Digger” by Kanye West with the iconic, “Holla we want prenup, we want prenup,” line repeated in the verse. While this song was used to highlight a relationship gone sour, many people hold this misconception that prenups are only needed for those who have mistrust […]

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Review Your Child Custody Schedule In the New Year

Posted on December 28th, 2020 in Child Custody/Support

With the start of the new year just days away, many Pennsylvania families will be preparing for the future. However, in a year with so many changes, it’s important to conduct proper maintenance on not just estate plans and financial goals–we encourage you to review the terms of your child custody schedule and meet with […]

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All I Want For Christmas Are Support Payments

Posted on December 22nd, 2020 in Family Law

The holiday season is one for giving, making amends, and new beginnings. Unfortunately, when your ex can’t make good on his support payments, you are feeling anything other than holly jolly–especially when he shows up on Christmas with extravagant gifts for the kids, meanwhile you can barely make ends meet. What can you do? Contact […]

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