What Relief Can a Pennsylvania PFA Order Provide?

Posted on January 14th, 2022 in Divorce, Family Law

It’s estimated that around 10 million people in the United States suffer from domestic abuse each year. Many Pennsylvania residents are left feeling unsafe in their own homes due to this type of abuse. Abusers may be spouses, intimate partners, parents, or other relatives related by blood or marriage. When domestic abuse occurs, victims need […]

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6 Pieces of Evidence in a Personal Injury Claim

Posted on January 6th, 2022 in Personal Injury

An accident, whether it be a motor vehicle accident, a fall, or something else, can lead to serious damages. However, when someone else’s negligence caused your injury, you shouldn’t be left to struggle on your own. The guilty party needs to be held accountable, and gathering evidence that shows they caused your injury can help. […]

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Is Divorce Actually Common After the Holidays?

Posted on December 29th, 2021 in Divorce, Family Law

It’s common to hear about couples divorcing after the holidays, but is it really as common as people think? Actually, there is some truth to this. Julie Brines and Brian Serafini of the University of Washington analyzed the last 15 years of divorce filings, to find that while January wasn’t the highest month of the […]

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How Long Does a Protection Order Last?

Posted on December 23rd, 2021 in Family Law

With the Protection From Abuse Act, Pennsylvania made it possible for anyone suffering abuse in their home, or a parent to a child suffering abuse in their home, to see their abuser removed from their life. This can be done with a Protection From Abuse (PFA) order, or a protection order, that can be filed […]

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What is a PFA Order?

Posted on December 16th, 2021 in Family Law

Everyone deserves to be safe, especially our children. Sometimes you feel as if you know a person, and they become unrecognizable, making you feel trapped and unable to protect your children. You are not alone, and you do not have to stay in that relationship, nor do you have to consider leaving your children with […]

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How Does Pennsylvania’s Equitable Distribution Model Work?

Posted on December 9th, 2021 in Divorce

Despite popular belief, when couples go through a divorce in Pennsylvania, there is not an even split of their assets. Pennsylvania follows the equitable distribution model where marital assets are divided fairly between the divorcing spouses. ‘Fairly’ in this instance specifically does not mean equal. When Pennsylvania judges and courts are trying to determine what […]

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What’s the Difference Between a No-Fault and a Fault Divorce?

Posted on December 2nd, 2021 in Divorce

When we get married, we expect to be with our partners forever and to trust them implicitly. Far too often, this doesn’t prove to be true, and our partners can betray us. Relationships can turn abusive, neglectful, or a partner can have affairs. These are all reasons to believe the marriage to be over and […]

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6 Things to Know About Child Custody and Visitation Law in Pennsylvania

Posted on November 26th, 2021 in Child Custody/Support

Divorce is stressful enough, but add in a battle over child custody and it can be one of the worst times of anyone’s life. When you’re fighting for your right to see your child, through primary custody or visitation, it’s easy to get emotional and not see things clearly. You can end up walking into […]

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What Are All the Types of Divorce You Can Have?

Posted on November 18th, 2021 in Divorce

Deciding to separate from your spouse is one of the hardest decisions to make, and the process of separating can be just as difficult. Most people separate by means of a divorce, but that’s not the only type of separation out there. For starters, there’s more than one type of divorce, and there are special […]

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How to Protect Your Workers’ Comp Rights From Insurance Companies

Posted on November 9th, 2021 in Personal Injury

People often get hurt at work, especially when their job involves manual labor. For this reason, Pennsylvania enacted the Workers’ Compensation Act to assure that workers injured on the job are provided for. This act details every workers’ comp right an employee has, from medical coverage for surgery and treatment to lost wages, and also […]

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