Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller Family Law Blog

TALENT

The members of the practice are leaders in state and national bar associations and community organizations. They frequently lecture throughout the state and the nation in areas related to family law.

WHO WE ARE

Chair Cheryl Young is a former President of the Montgomery County Bar Association and is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Board of Governors. Shareholder Helen Casale is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and is known as an expert on issues that same sex couples face. Shareholder Jerry Shoemaker has recently been named one of the Greater Philadelphia Region’s Ten Leaders in Divorce Law, 45 & Under, by the Ten Leaders Cooperative and is a frequent lecturer on family law topics. Our associates are also extremely experienced and have been recognized as Rising Stars, published on numerous occasions, and lectured in various capacities.

FLEXIBILITY

Our practice group handles all phases of divorce law and our attorneys counsel clients on the most efficient and innovative ways to resolve their disputes.

LOCATION

Our practice reaches out across Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Our office is located in Montgomery County where we practice regularly.

We also have extensive experience in counties throughout the region including, but not limited to, Berks, Bucks, Chester, Dauphin, Delaware, Lancaster, Lehigh, Northampton, and Philadelphia Counties in Pennsylvania and Camden, Burlington, Gloucester, Mercer, Somerset, Cape May, Ocean, Salem, and Atlantic Counties in New Jersey.

EXPERIENCE

Our focus is to serve our clients’ needs during a trying time in their lives by providing sound legal advice in the most efficient and expeditious way possible. From routine matters to complex litigation, we have a tremendous amount of experience in domestic relations at the trial and appellate court levels. We approach cases, when possible, in a collaborative manner, but are also adept litigators when necessary. In addition, we frequently use alternative dispute resolution methods to resolve matters in the most cost-effective manner.

AND MORE

We understand the sensitive, confidential, and delicate nature of family law disputes. For that reason, one of our deepest concerns is to assure our clients that we respect those interests. Our lawyers and staff are dedicated to protecting the confidentiality of our clients.

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You’ve made the decision to take the first step toward divorce, and you’ve scheduled an appointment to consult with a lawyer knowledgeable in family law.  This is a big step, rife with anxiety, sadness, apprehension, and, most likely, a hundred other emotions.  However, in the midst of the emotional turmoil, you also want to make… Read More

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            It is October 28 as I am writing this Blog and Halloween is a few days away, Thanksgiving will be shortly before or after this post is published with Hanukah and Christmas shortly thereafter.  The holidays can be a stressful time for parents and children in intact families, let alone for families whose parents… Read More

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Each year, fall brings a new school year, cooler weather, and the beginning of the holiday season.  The holidays can be difficult even for intact families, but for parents who live in separate households, the holidays often come with added strife and tension, as parents try to navigate and schedule multiple events, celebrations and family… Read More

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            1.         If I get 50/50 or equally shared physical custody, I do not have to pay child support.  This is not true.  Even if parents have a 50/50 custody arrangement, support is still owed from the parent who makes more.  There is an adjustment in how much support will be paid by that parent… Read More

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It’s September and that means back to school for kids and parents.  Undoubtedly your child’s school probably has a back-to-school night where parents can meet the teacher face to face (or maybe on ZOOM depending on your district and their COVID-19 policies) so you, as a parent, can get the so-called lay of the land… Read More

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In early 2016, the Pennsylvania General Assembly passed the Medical Marijuana Act (25 P.S. §10231), which permits marijuana to be used for the treatment of certain conditions including, but not limited to, cancer, epilepsy, inflammatory bowel disease, post-traumatic stress disorder, glaucoma, severe chronic or intractable pain, autism, and anxiety disorders.  While this Act has enabled… Read More

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