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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 40%
    23 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Family: 40%
    23 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Adoption: 10%
    23 years
  4. Domestic Violence: 10%
    23 years



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  • Maria Testa

    Richard is an excellent attorney and colleague. He is a true advocate for his clients and he is one of the most knowledgeable attorney's in this area.


    Maria Testa Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael Patrick Kelly

    Richard is an excellent attorney and he is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Kelly Criminal Defense Attorney
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Contact info

1515 Market St Ste 1801
Philadelphia, PA, 19102


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We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Winner First Annual Delaware Harrisburg Moot Court CompetitionWidener University School of Law1991
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyKolansky and Tuttle PC1997 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
Philadelphia Bar Association, Family Law SectionSecretary2014 - Present
Philadelphia Bar AssociationExecutive Committee -Family Law Section2009 - Present
Philadelphia Bar AssociationCo-chair Committee on Legal Rights of Unmarried Cohabitants2008 - Present
Philadelphia Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Philadelphia Area Divorce and Family LawObtaining an Annulment in Pennsylvania – Difficult NOT Impossible2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Widener University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Frontiers in LGBT Family Law: Marriage and BeyondSame Sex Marriage2013
Pennsylvania Bar Association Summer ConferencePaternity Update2012
Crossing Borders/Shifting Rights: Same-Sex Marriages, Civil Unions & the Legal Challenges for Pennsylvania CouplesCLE on Status of Same Sex Relationships in PA2011