What Types of Child Custody Are There?

Posted on May 5th, 2021 in Child Custody/Support

Divorce is hard on a family, and sadly many have or will go through it. Too often, divorce includes a legal discussion about how both parents are to care for their child, and how much control they each have in the child’s life. To make matters tougher, child custody and visitation rights aren’t that simple […]

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How Long Does a Child Protective Services (CPS) Investigation Take and Why?

Posted on April 28th, 2021 in Family Law

Child Protective Services (CPS) is a branch in each state’s social services, available to the public to help investigate and ensure the safety of children from harmful caregivers. They are responsible for investigating reports of child abuse, whether it be physical, sexual, or neglectful in nature. They have several different names depending on the state, […]

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Senate Unanimously Approves Custody Reform Bill, Kayden’s Law

Posted on April 20th, 2021 in Child Custody/Support

Earlier this year, Senate Bill 78 — often known as Kayden’s Law — was reintroduced and unanimously voted out of the Senate Judiciary Committee. The bill is named after Kayden Mancuso, a 7-year-old Pennsylvania girl who was murdered by her biological father during an unsupervised court-ordered overnight visit in the summer of 2018. The father […]

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Can Parental Alienation Determine Custody?

Posted on April 15th, 2021 in Child Custody/Support

Parental alienation occurs when one parent isolates a child from the other parent through manipulation, usually through words or actions. The child may feel fear of discipline or guilt due to this parent’s abuse, and make no mistake, this is child abuse. Often, if a pattern of parental alienation is established, it can determine a […]

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Do I Have Rights in a Domestic Partnership?

Posted on April 6th, 2021 in Family Law

For some Pennsylvania couples, they may decide that the idea of traditional marriage is just not for them. However, they still want to be legally bound in some way. In those cases, opposite-sex and same-sex couples may enter into a domestic partnership–but do these couples have the same legal rights? Kalinoski Law Offices explains your […]

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Child Custody Gets Complicated Because of COVID-19 Vaccinations

Posted on March 31st, 2021 in Child Custody/Support

Child custody is never a smooth process, especially during a global pandemic. But now, instead of parents worrying about the common issues of pickup times and locations, parents now have the added factor of, did my ex get vaccinated? At Kalinoski Law Offices, we know child custody is complicated, and because of the controversy of […]

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Factors That May Affect the Division of Property

Posted on March 25th, 2021 in Divorce

In 2018, Pennsylvania had a divorce rate of 2.6 per 1,000 inhabitants. These statistics reveal just how many people in the state are separating, some of whom may struggle with the division of their assets. What many of these divorcing couples may not realize is that there are factors that may impact the division of […]

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Avoid Criminal Charges This St. Patrick’s Day Holiday

Posted on March 16th, 2021 in Criminal Charges

We know that the St. Patrick’s Day holiday weekend can make the most level-headed person turn to the luck of the Irish to tempt fate. Unfortunately, when your holiday shenanigans include drunk driving or other criminal mischiefs, blaming the leprechauns won’t be a strong enough defense. Kalinoski Law Offices encourages you to avoid criminal charges […]

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What Happens If My Spouse Dies in the Middle of Our Divorce?

Posted on March 10th, 2021 in Divorce

Divorce is emotionally stressful and can easily become the worst moment of your life depending on the facts surrounding the separation. But what happens if you’re in the middle of a divorce and your spouse dies? What are you responsible for and what options do you have? Kalinoski Law Offices explains. Divorce Proceedings and Death […]

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What Can We Learn from The “Kimye” Prenuptial Agreement and Divorce?

Posted on March 4th, 2021 in Family Law

It looks like we’re back to 808s and heartbreak as Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have ended their marriage after six years. While many fans are mourning the loss of this Hollywood couple, it has others wondering–What do their marital assets look like and what is Kim getting out of her settlement? Take a look […]

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