Community service is a major part of my life. Currently, I am serving a 4 year term as Quakertown Borough Councilwoman. In that role, I head the Planning and Zoning and Economic Development Steering Committees. For the past three year, I hav...
Practice areas & skills: Adoption, Guardianship, Estate Planning, Family, Probate
Review: “Excellent knowledge of law and ability to manage compelx cases. follows up and follows through, laid back with his clients yet aggressive with enough "edge" in the courtroom. Highly recommend”
Practice areas & skills: Adoption, Divorce & Separation, Child Custody, Child Support, Commercial
Melissa Merritts Rivera is a graduate of Millersville University in PA, and a graduate of Widener University School of Law. Attorney Melissa Merritts Rivera concentrates her practice in family law and worker’s compensation in York, Lancaster and ...
Practice areas & skills: Adoption, Divorce & Separation
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 fi...
Practice areas & skills: Adoption, Estate Planning
I am proud to live and work in Pittsburgh. I am blessed to work at Paladin Law Offices where I have the opportunity to use my skills to help people every day. We care about our clients and work hard to provide excellent representation and service.
Practice areas & skills: Adoption, General Practice, Family, Civil Rights, Wills & Living Wills
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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.