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  • Helping Your Pennsylvania Family Law Lawyer to Help You!!

    Well-prepared clients help their cases go more smoothly. Clients can save time and money by gathering facts and carefully considering what goals they want to achieve. To help our Pennsylvania family law lawyers analyze your case and give better advice, it is helpful for you to as...

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  • Military Divorce and Other Legal Issues Effecting Service Members

    The Servicemembers' Civil Relief Act of 2003 (formerly known as the Soldiers and Sailors' Civil Relief Act) provides that certain civil lawsuits may not proceed for a period of time while a soldier or sailor is deployed. In family law situations, this protection generally applie...

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  • Pennsylvania Divorce Law and Annulment of Marriages

    Requirement for a Valid PA Marriage It goes without saying that there must be a valid marriage before there can be a divorce or an annulment. In most circumstances, a marriage is entered into as part of a civil or religious ceremony and a marriage license is obtained. However, Pe...

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  • Pennsylvania Child Custody Laws

    Jurisdiction to Determine Pennsylvania Custody Cases Before any court can make a custody determination, the court must have jurisdiction to enter the custody order. Jurisdiction is another way of saying that the court has the authority to enter an order on a particular cas...

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  • Pennsylvania Grandparent Custody & Grandparent Visitation Laws

    Pennsylvania recognizes the rights of PA grandparents to seek visitation, partial physical custody, or primary physical custody of their minor grandchild or grandchildren. The grandparents must prove that the requested custody would be in the best interests of the minor grandchil...

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  • Pennsylvania Step-parent Adoption & Step-parent Custody laws

    Pennsylvania Step-parent Adoption Laws A step parent adoption is desirable when a child resides with a biological parent who has married a person who is not the child's biological parent, but who wan

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  • Pennsylvania Equitable Distribution of Marital Assets & Marital Debts Law

    Pennsylvania Law regarding premarital assets, separate assets, or non-marital Assets Pennsylvania law allows separate or non-marital assets to generally escape the equitable distribution process. No

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  • Prenuptial & Post-nuptial Agreements in Pennsylvania

    Pennsylvania prenuptial agreements Premarital agreements usually outline the division of assets and debts and the amount support, if any, that each party will be entitled to in the event of divorce o

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  • Florida Divorce Laws & Legal Separation Issues

    Florida Divorce Laws Florida is a no-fault divorce state. This means that in a Florida divorce case, a spouse does not need to prove that the other spouse is at fault for causing the end of the marriage in order to obtain a Florida divorce decree. Florida no-fault divorce laws ar...

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  • Florida Equitable Distribution Laws - Division of Marital Assets & Debts

    Florida Equitable Distribution Laws As stated in thedivorce guide, a Florida Family Court Judge will rarely enter a Florida divorce decree unless all issues of marital property distribution, child custody and support are finalized beforehand either through a Property Settlement...

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