Recent updates to filing procedures will change how to file Protection from Abuse in Bucks and Montgomery County, as well as other counties in PA.  The changes will provide Judges with more information on the parties and specific circumstances surrounding each case prior to issuance of an Order. In response to these important changes, our […] Read More

This entry was posted on Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 at 1:44 am and is filed under bucks county custody attorney, bucks county custody lawyer, Bucks County divorce attorney, Divorce, False Accusation, Legal Blog, Procedure, Protection from Abuse, Uncategorized.
Unfortunately, many divorces contain unsettling news when it comes to property division.  Poor decision making about finances can affect how the Courts divide a couple’s property in divorce proceedings.  However, one party losing marital funds during the marriage does not alone warrant an unequal property division. Under 23 Pa.C.S.A. ß 3502(a) of the Divorce Code, […] Read More

This entry was posted on Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 at 2:01 am and is filed under Alimony, Assessment Appeal, AVI, cheating spouse, Child Relocation, Common Law Marriage, Custody, Divorce, Eminent Domain, engagement ring, Equitable Distribution, False Accusation, Family Law, Immigration, Infidelity, inheritance, Landlord tenant law, Legal Blog, Marital Settlement Agreement, martial estate, MSA, Philadelphia Assessment, Philadelphia Common Level Ratio, Philadelphia Tax Appeal, Procedure, Procuring Cause, Protection from Abuse, QDRO, Qualified Domestic Relations Order, Real Estate, Real Estate Commission, Real Estate Law, Real Estate Tax Appeal, STEB Ratio, Support, Tax Appeal, Tax Assessment, Uncategorized.
The city’s new property tax assessments are going to save one neighbor a lot of money and increase another’s just as much, if not more.  The bottom line is that there is very little uniformity with this system.  This new system is known as the Actual Value Initiative and assessments are based on 100% of […] Read More

This entry was posted on Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 at 2:01 am and is filed under Alimony, Assessment Appeal, AVI, cheating spouse, Child Relocation, Common Law Marriage, Custody, Divorce, Eminent Domain, engagement ring, Equitable Distribution, False Accusation, Family Law, Immigration, Infidelity, inheritance, Landlord tenant law, Legal Blog, Marital Settlement Agreement, martial estate, MSA, Philadelphia Assessment, Philadelphia Common Level Ratio, Philadelphia Tax Appeal, Procedure, Procuring Cause, Protection from Abuse, QDRO, Qualified Domestic Relations Order, Real Estate, Real Estate Commission, Real Estate Law, Real Estate Tax Appeal, STEB Ratio, Support, Tax Appeal, Tax Assessment, Uncategorized.
  This is just one example of the tax hikes. The Philadelphia tax hikes are hitting everyone hard – some people have contacted our office with astounding new figures that they just can’t believe. With the mathematics and realistic values of these properties, we wonder where the owner will come up with the difference of […] Read More

This entry was posted on Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 at 4:01 am and is filed under Alimony, Assessment Appeal, AVI, cheating spouse, Child Relocation, Common Law Marriage, Custody, Divorce, Eminent Domain, engagement ring, Equitable Distribution, False Accusation, Family Law, Immigration, Infidelity, inheritance, Landlord tenant law, Legal Blog, Marital Settlement Agreement, martial estate, MSA, Philadelphia Assessment, Philadelphia Common Level Ratio, Philadelphia Tax Appeal, Procedure, Procuring Cause, Protection from Abuse, QDRO, Qualified Domestic Relations Order, Real Estate, Real Estate Commission, Real Estate Law, Real Estate Tax Appeal, STEB Ratio, Support, Tax Appeal, Tax Assessment, Uncategorized.
Are you not receiving Social Security benefits?  Are you are present divorced? Was your prior marriage lasted for at least 10 years? Are you 62 years old?     Do you remain unmarried? If your answers to the above questions are YES, this is the right time for you to review your Social Security benefits. You […] Read More

This entry was posted on Saturday, February 9th, 2013 at 4:47 pm and is filed under Alimony, Assessment Appeal, AVI, cheating spouse, Child Relocation, Common Law Marriage, Custody, Divorce, Eminent Domain, engagement ring, Equitable Distribution, False Accusation, Family Law, Immigration, Infidelity, inheritance, Landlord tenant law, Legal Blog, Marital Settlement Agreement, martial estate, MSA, Philadelphia Assessment, Philadelphia Common Level Ratio, Philadelphia Tax Appeal, Procedure, Procuring Cause, Protection from Abuse, QDRO, Qualified Domestic Relations Order, Real Estate, Real Estate Commission, Real Estate Law, Real Estate Tax Appeal, STEB Ratio, Support, Tax Appeal, Tax Assessment, Uncategorized.
CraftMaster Real Property Tax Assessment appeal was granted. In 2012, Bradford County cut its tax assessment by 14.7 percent. CraftMaster Manufacturing, Inc. was earlier assessed with $3.90 million Real Property Tax, but was reduced to $3.33 million. The reduced Real Property Tax Assessment was the result of an out-of-court settlement between Bradford County and CraftMaster.  (2012) […] Read More

This entry was posted on Saturday, February 9th, 2013 at 4:38 pm and is filed under Alimony, Assessment Appeal, AVI, cheating spouse, Child Relocation, Common Law Marriage, Custody, Divorce, Eminent Domain, engagement ring, Equitable Distribution, False Accusation, Family Law, Immigration, Infidelity, inheritance, Landlord tenant law, Legal Blog, Marital Settlement Agreement, martial estate, MSA, Philadelphia Assessment, Philadelphia Common Level Ratio, Philadelphia Tax Appeal, Procedure, Procuring Cause, Protection from Abuse, QDRO, Qualified Domestic Relations Order, Real Estate, Real Estate Commission, Real Estate Law, Real Estate Tax Appeal, STEB Ratio, Support, Tax Appeal, Tax Assessment, Uncategorized.
Like all other US states, Pennsylvania admits of different grounds for Divorce, the No Fault Divorce and Fault based Divorce. Adultery is one of the grounds for Fault-based divorce. How to prove Adultery Adultery must be proven before the Court. However, there are certain qualifying acts that may prevent the case of adultery to prosper. […] Read More

This entry was posted on Saturday, February 2nd, 2013 at 1:25 pm and is filed under Alimony, Assessment Appeal, AVI, cheating spouse, Child Relocation, Common Law Marriage, Custody, Divorce, Eminent Domain, engagement ring, Equitable Distribution, False Accusation, Family Law, Immigration, Infidelity, inheritance, Landlord tenant law, Legal Blog, Marital Settlement Agreement, martial estate, MSA, Philadelphia Assessment, Philadelphia Common Level Ratio, Philadelphia Tax Appeal, Procedure, Procuring Cause, Protection from Abuse, QDRO, Qualified Domestic Relations Order, Real Estate, Real Estate Commission, Real Estate Law, Real Estate Tax Appeal, STEB Ratio, Support, Tax Appeal, Tax Assessment, Uncategorized.
Extramarital Affair and Spousal Support Many times, couples separate and start new relationships during the pendency of the divorce – which some might consider an extramarital affair. In a recent case decided by Pennsylvania Court, husband appealed from the trial court order that dismissed his exceptions and granted the wife spousal support. A long-recognized exception […] Read More

This entry was posted on Friday, December 28th, 2012 at 3:10 am and is filed under Alimony, Assessment Appeal, AVI, cheating spouse, Child Relocation, Common Law Marriage, Custody, Divorce, Eminent Domain, engagement ring, Equitable Distribution, False Accusation, Family Law, Immigration, Infidelity, inheritance, Landlord tenant law, Legal Blog, Marital Settlement Agreement, martial estate, MSA, Philadelphia Assessment, Philadelphia Common Level Ratio, Philadelphia Tax Appeal, Procedure, Procuring Cause, Protection from Abuse, QDRO, Qualified Domestic Relations Order, Real Estate, Real Estate Commission, Real Estate Law, Real Estate Tax Appeal, STEB Ratio, Support, Tax Appeal, Tax Assessment, Uncategorized.
Can you relocate with your child? In a recent case, the Mother’s petition to relocate was denied. The mother appealed from the trial court order that denied her petition for relocation and a related request to modify the terms of custody for the parties’ six-year-old son. The recently enacted new Child Custody Act became effective […] Read More

This entry was posted on Thursday, December 27th, 2012 at 11:15 am and is filed under Assessment Appeal, AVI, cheating spouse, Child Relocation, Common Law Marriage, Custody, Divorce, Eminent Domain, engagement ring, False Accusation, Family Law, Immigration, Infidelity, inheritance, Landlord tenant law, Legal Blog, MSA, Philadelphia Assessment, Philadelphia Common Level Ratio, Philadelphia Tax Appeal, Procedure, Procuring Cause, Protection from Abuse, Qualified Domestic Relations Order, Real Estate, Real Estate Commission, Real Estate Law, Real Estate Tax Appeal, STEB Ratio, Support, Tax Appeal, Tax Assessment.
Where does jurisdiction lie? Have you ever wondered which state has jurisdiction over a divorce case if one spouse leaves the state? How about if you have children, where does the Custody case take place? A recent Pennsylvania case addressed such issues and confirmed what has been a precedent for some time. The father and […] Read More

This entry was posted on Tuesday, December 25th, 2012 at 10:32 pm and is filed under bucks county custody lawyer, Bucks County divorce attorney, Child Relocation, Custody, Divorce, Family Law, Infidelity, Legal Blog, Procedure, Tax Assessment.