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New Rule in Pennsylvania Affects Children’s Appearances in Custody Proceedings

Effective April 1, 2022, Pennsylvania revised an existing procedural rule of court in child custody cases. The rule covers appointment of an attorney for the child, the court’s interviewing of the child, and a child’s...more

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Serving Papers: The Start of a Case

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“You’ve been served.” But what does that actually mean? The service of court papers (referred to as “service” throughout this post) has been a hot topic in the news recently as Jason Sudeikis allegedly had his ex-partner and...more

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Addressing Race and Poverty in the NYS Family Court

As a board member of Legal Information for Families Today (LIFT), a non-profit organization that helps unrepresented litigants in New York City Family Court, I was proud to help organize a recent panel discussion addressing...more

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Let's Talk About How Much It Costs To Get Divorced

When filing for divorce, everyone always asks how much does it cost to get divorced and what makes divorce so expensive? In this Let's Talk Family Law episode, family law partner John Zurzola looks at the process,...more

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Jurisdictional Concerns & Paternity Actions

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Given the transient tendencies of today’s society, jurisdictional issues arise quite frequently in divorces, custody matters and requests for financial support. Some examples include, but are not limited to, when one parent...more

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Family Lawyer vs. Divorce Lawyer

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Your marriage is on the rocks. It’s time to find a lawyer near you to represent you in what’s beginning to look like an ugly divorce. But who should you consult? Which lawyer is better, a divorce lawyer vs. a family lawyer....more

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Why the Cut-Off Date Matters in Florida Divorces

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During an initial divorce consultation, I’m often asked, “What if I’m unsure of whether to file?” Of course, the decision of whether to file for divorce is a deeply personal one, and one that is both complex and difficult. No...more

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Constitutional Reform of New York Court System Advances

Last week, court reform took a giant step forward in New York State when Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Brad Hoylman and Assembly Judiciary Committee Chair Charles D. Lavine introduced a proposed constitutional amendment to...more

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Do I Need a Lawyer?

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Nobody wants to think about it – hiring a lawyer. After all, Will Rogers once said, “The minute you read something you can’t understand, you can almost be sure that it was drawn up by a lawyer.” But face it. Lawyers are...more

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Ohio House Bill 508: A Potentially Monumental Shift In Ohio Child Custody Law - Part 2 – HB 508

PART 2 – HB 508 - Last week was the first in a series of two articles on the content of House Bill 508—which would make the presumed outcome in child custody matters that of Shared Parenting and an equal parenting time...more

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In Custody Matters Mind Your “Party” Manners

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The Superior Court decision this week in Jacoby v. Jacoby is non-precedential but borrows heavily from a 2011 precedential decision in an Orphans’ Court appeal, In re Estate of Brown. The Brown case reminds us that judicial...more

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Ohio House Bill 508: A Potentially Monumental Shift In Ohio Child Custody Law - Part 1: The Current Law

PART 1: THE CURRENT LAW - On Dec. 8, 2021, Ohio House Bill 508 (HB 508)—which would make the presumed outcome in child custody matters that of Shared Parenting and an equal parenting time schedule—was introduced into the...more

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Report Detailing Impact of COVID-19 on the New York City Family Court Urges Reform

Over the past several months, I have had the honor of co-chairing a joint New York City Bar Association/Fund for Modern Courts work group, which just issued its report on the impact of COVID-19 on the New York City Family...more

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Should You Modify Your Child Support Obligation?

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Parties may jointly agree to modify child support by submitting a stipulation, signed by both parties and/or their respective counsel, to the Court. To qualify for modification of your child support obligation, Arizona...more

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How Is Child Support Calculated In Arizona?

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In Arizona, child support is calculated pursuant to the Arizona Child Support Guidelines (the “Guidelines”) under Arizona Revised Statutes (“A.R.S.”) § 25-320. However, to determine a party’s child support obligation, data...more

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THE PARNELL CUSTODY TRIAL When the Reach Exceeds the Grasp

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Child custody trials can be interesting; alas, not as riveting as the clients seem to think. The Parnell trial pitted an ex Army ranger turned novelist/ U.S. Senate candidate against his former wife. The stakes were three...more

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Divorcing the In-Laws: Marital Disputes and Their Effect on Wider Family Finances

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In most cases, a marriage represents the joining of two families, rather than simply the two individuals who take vows. It is perhaps unsurprising therefore that the emotional fallout of a divorce can similarly involve the...more

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Procedural Versus Substantive Motions in Family Court

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In a divorce or family law matter, various kinds of motions are usually filed as part of a case. Those who are going through a divorce are often confused about the nature of these motions. Confusion can also take place as to...more

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When art encounters divorce – a case of copyright vs relationship property

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In the recent case of Alalaakkola v Palmer [2021] NZHC 2330, the High Court ruled that copyright in paintings is “relationship property”, and therefore can be divided as property between separated partners at the end of a...more

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Grandparent Rights to Child Custody in PA

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When Act 21 passed into law in Pennsylvania in 2018, it changed how and when grandparents can seek custody of their grandchildren. PA Act 21 expanded grandparent custody and third party custody categories and added to...more

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Takeaways From The CLE Program, “ADR In Divorce: Fast-Tracking Resolutions”

Recently, NAM and the ABA collaborated in conducting a CLE webinar entitled, ADR in Divorce: Fast Tracking Resolutions. Three of NAM's well-regarded neutrals, Hon, Jeffrey S. Brown (Ret.), Elena Greenberg, Esq. and Hon....more

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Trust and Estates Law & Tax Journal Article – When can an offshore court act as an auxillary court?

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Offshore: What is appropriate? Robert Lindley and Wesley O’Brien discuss cases where offshore family courts act as auxiliaries to those onshore - Generally, for a foreign judgment to be capable of enforcement in an...more

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Child Support Termination in Pennsylvania

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Child support termination and when payments can stop are substantial and nuanced questions we often receive as child support lawyers. Child support payments contribute to a variety of expenses that fall to the parent with...more

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Divorce In Washington: Do’s And Don’ts Of How To Prepare For Your Parenting Evaluation

You may either agree, or be court-ordered, to undergo a Parenting Evaluation if child custody is disputed in your family law case. A Parenting Evaluation involves a neutral evaluator who will conduct an investigation and...more

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What Level of Service Do You Need From Your Lawyer?

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Finding the right lawyer for your divorce or family law matter can make a big difference. Having the right lawyer could not be more important for a contested case and that could take a while. Some clients in divorce or...more

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