Recently, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that in a high income child support case, a court should consider the reasonable needs (expenses/lifestyle) of the children in making a child support award. Read More
In Loco Parentis: In Pennsylvania, a Non-Biological Parent Should Have Standing to Seek Custody of a Child Born During a Same-Sex Relationship
Adam Schupack and Helen Casale write an amicus brief for the PA Supreme Court on a non-biological’s mother right to in loco parentis standing. Read More
Relocation: What Every Parent Needs to Know
You may have found a new job in another state or want to move back to your hometown where your family is located. Can you move with your children? Read More
Common Law Marriage is Alive and Well in Pennsylvania
How the legalization of gay marriage in Pennsylvania impacted common law marriage Read More
Same-Sex Couples Can Annul or Revoke Adult Adoption to Marry
On December 21, 2016, the Pennsylvania Superior Court ruled that the adoption by a same-sex couple could be annulled and/or revoked so that the parties could now marry. Read More
New Law: Waiting Period for Divorce Reduced from Two Years to One!
What Pennsylvania’s new divorce code means for couples. Read More
Kathleen Kane: A Case Study on the Effect of Incarceration in Domestic Relations
How will Kathleen Kane’s recent conviction and likely incarceration effect her pending divorce action? Read More
Paying College Tuition During a Divorce
What happens to college funds if parents divorce and who is responsible for paying for the children’s college education? Read More
Can My Soon-To-Be Ex-Spouse Get Their Hands on My Personal Injury Settlement?
What does Pennsylvania law say about personal injury settlements during divorce? Read More
Who Gets to Keep the Engagement Ring?
You love wearing that sparkly eye catching rock on your finger, but what happens if your intended beloved (or you) decide that you don’t want to go through with the wedding? Do you have to give the ring back? Read More