Pennsylvania Supreme Court Finds Step Parents Have Duty to Support Their Stepchildren After Divorce (Under Certain Circumstances)

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court held that when a stepparent takes affirmative legal steps to assume the same parental rights as a biological parent, the stepparent likewise assumes parental obligations, such as the payment of child support. Here’s how they came to this decision Read More

Happy Holidays: A Tale of Two Households

The holidays can be an emotional period for many families and an uncertain custody schedule will only lead to additional stress. A well-written custody order can help resolve most of the issues that will arise during the holidays before they become a problem. Read More

My Spouse Cheated – Does it Matter? Ashley Madison & Other Marital Misconduct in Pennsylvania Divorce

In the wake of the Ashley Madison leak and the alleged exposure of the affairs of many spouses who were members of the site, the issues of cheating and other types of marital misconduct are at the forefront of many of our client’s minds. Below is a brief overview as to the impact marital misconduct may have in a family law proceeding. Read More