Parental Rights in A CPS Investigation

Posted on June 10th, 2020 in Child Custody/Support

If Child Protective Services is called on a tip that something is going on in your home, you have a legitimate reason to be concerned. While your primary concern will be keeping your family together, this is ultimately going to result in a hearing in many cases as the welfare of your child is put […]

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Child Custody & Summer Vacation

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

With the school year wrapping up for many children in our area, parents may be looking for getaways that are close to home but still get the kids out of the house for some summer fun. While this may not seem like a problem, for divorced couples on a child custody schedule, this can become […]

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When You Suspect Drug, Alcohol Abuse By Your Ex: Child Custody

Posted on May 20th, 2020 in Child Custody/Support

When you and your ex decided to divorce, you noticed they were taking the breakup rather hard, even though it was a mutual decision. But you never thought they would turn to drugs and alcohol to deal with their emotions. Now, as you have shared custody of your children, you notice that your kids are […]

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How PA School Closures Impact Child Custody

Posted on May 7th, 2020 in Child Custody/Support

After Governor Tom Wolf announced that Pennsylvania schools would remain closed for physical instruction through the rest of the academic year, many parents had obvious concerns for their children’s education and academic success. However, for some parents, this brought about larger issues of child custody plans for the rest of the school year and summer. […]

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Child Support Payment Modification During COVID-19

Posted on April 16th, 2020 in Child Custody/Support

In today’s global health crisis, many family situations are changing almost daily. Employees are being furloughed, families are waiting for unemployment benefits and stimulus checks to hit their accounts. By all means, this is stressful for anyone. But when you also have child support to contend with, it can be a lot to deal with. […]

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Child Custody During COVID-19

Posted on April 9th, 2020 in Child Custody/Support

Right now, parents sharing custody of a child or children are facing an unprecedented issue: how does child custody work during COVID-19? While no hard-set legal changes have occurred in family law, many experts believe right now, keeping open communication between parents and the child is more important than ever. But what can you do […]

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How Child Support Differs for Special Needs Children in Pennsylvania

Posted on March 12th, 2020 in Child Custody/Support

When it comes to financial obligations in place for divorcing couples, there is a lot to consider when it comes to child support. Pennsylvania uses the “income shares” model for calculating child support, which looks at the income and various other factors to determine monthly support payments. One factor many families do not realize is […]

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Can My Child Refuse Visitation?

Posted on March 5th, 2020 in Child Custody/Support

Divorce can complicate a child’s feelings towards one parent or the other. This can make it difficult for you as a parent to see your child upset when it comes time to visit your ex. But can your child refuse visitation with their parent? We’re here to break it down. The Importance of Visitation Pennsylvania […]

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Can Medical Marijuana Use Impact Child Custody?

Posted on February 27th, 2020 in Child Custody/Support

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf legalized medical marijuana on April 6, 2016. On February 15, 2018, medical marijuana was available for patients at dispensaries across the commonwealth. But with marijuana still not legal on a federal level, what does this mean for child custody cases? Under Pennsylvania Health and Safety Statute §10231.2013, the fact that an […]

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Supreme Court Hears Family Law Case

Posted on December 17th, 2019 in Child Custody/Support

A family law case has made its way to the U.S. Supreme Court. An American woman and her estranged Italian husband are undergoing a custody battle for their child. The problem? This child was born in Italy, removed from the country with her mother, and taken to Ohio. There are layers to this case. The […]

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