July 17, 2013

Five Mistakes to Avoid During Your Divorce

We compiled a small list to help you navigate through this tough time in your life. Researching finances, understanding marital and non-marital property, as well as choosing the right attorney can change the course of your divorce action. 1. Research your money Don’t just skim over your checking account; delve into all the dark and […]

July 2, 2013

Press Release: Protection from Abuse Updates

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 […]

Choosing a divorce attorney | Tips & Caveats

What to consider before hiring representation for your divorce As with any other area of law, hiring a lawyer with experience is always important. For this area of law, choosing a divorce attorney that has a heavy volume of his or her practice specifically in family matters is crucial. An attorney who primarily practices family […]

June 29, 2013

Prenup Agreement

Removing risks by rethinking the “Prenup” Recent media discussions about prenuptial agreements have many wondering if they should consider the contract before tying the knot. Arguably, anyone with money or desire to make some in the future should consider this type of agreement. There are however deeper emotional concerns that play a major role in […]

December 25, 2012

First-in-time Rule, Jurisdiction & Venue in Divorce or Custody

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 […]

November 17, 2012

History of Divorce, Origins and Meaning

“Divortere” is Divorce To understand the full history of divorce, first the term should be defined. “Divorce” comes from the Latin word “divortium” which means separation. It is also equivalent to the word “divort” or “divortere.” “Di” means apart and “vertere” means to turn to different ways. Divertere was also referred the meaning of divert, […]

April 17, 2012

Recognizing Parental Alienation

Recognizing Parental Alienation By Robin L. Jessie-Green When couples separate, it is often due to differences in beliefs, attitude, or opinion, which cause them to grow apart. Even if these changes in relating are amicable, when it comes to deciding what is believed to be in the best interest of children caught in the middle, […]