PERSONAL BACKGROUND Adoption has shaped my life from my very first days when my own... more
PERSONAL BACKGROUND Adoption has shaped my life from my very first days when my own birthmother made the painful and loving decision to place me for adoption. There was a brief stay in foster care and then I joined my adoptive family as their first child and the apple of my father’s eye. My experience as an adoptee fueled my desire to build my own family through adoption. I am the proud pa... view profile
If you are looking for an attorney who is passionate about using her skills and... more
If you are looking for an attorney who is passionate about using her skills and talents to help families through difficult situations, look no further. Marylou Matas practice focuses on family law and divorce . She provides her clients with the ideal mix of compassion and assertiveness to obtain high-yielding results.
Michelle L. Sommer Michelle is a Partner with Abom & Kutulakis, L.L.P. Her primary... more
Michelle L. Sommer Michelle is a Partner with Abom & Kutulakis, L.L.P. Her primary focus is in the area of family law. However, she also practices in the area of estate planning and administration. Michelle represents clients in all aspects of family law; such as, divorce, separation, custody, support, grandparent’s rights, pre-marital agreements, adoption, i... view profile
Attorney Costopoulos grew up in Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania. She graduated from the... more
Attorney Costopoulos grew up in Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania. She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 1989 with a B.A. in Political Science with minors in psychology, history, philosophy and sociology. She graduated from the Dickinson School of Law and was admitted to practice in Pennsylvania in 1993. Attorney Costopoulos has held associate positions with the law firms of Costopoulos ... view profile
I am committed to providing the highest level of dedication to the clients I serve.... more
I am committed to providing the highest level of dedication to the clients I serve. I practice in family law, child custody, national child abduction and international child abduction cases, child support, Protection From Abuse cases, child dependency and parental termination cases, adoptions, unemployment comp., and contract negotiations disputes. I am sensitive to domestic violence in my cas... view profile
An adoption lawyer helps to place children with parents other than their birth parents. An adoption cuts off the birth parents' rights and responsibilities, and gives them to the adoptive parents. Once an adoption is final, the adopted child receives the same legal treatment as a biological child. Adoption is often an emotional time and an adoption lawyer can help you make the right decisions for the child.