March 28, 2020

Adverse Possession in PA – Know The Law

Have you ever heard a story about a person finding someone on their property without their permission? These stories are often long because of the legal issues involved. It turns out that removing someone who is illegally living on your property can get a bit tricky. The technical legal term for this type of situation […]

March 25, 2020

What To Expect With The Closure of Courthouses

COVID-19 has impacted everyone’s lives in more ways than we could have imagined. The virus is incredibly contagious and being in the same room can expose you to catching it. In order to contain the virus and flatten the curve of patients overwhelming our health care system schools, churches, retail stores, and many crowded areas, […]

February 24, 2020

What To Consider Before Filing For Divorce

When faced with a life changing event like a divorce, it is important to take into consideration the possible outcomes and factors at play. It is vital that you look at what to consider before you consider filing divorce. These four questions will help you make the decision on whether you are prepared to file […]

September 5, 2017

Death and Digital Assets – Estate planning in the 21st century

What are digital assets? We live in the age of information, where much of the world has access to the internet and most Americans have accumulated plenty of digital assets, whether they are aware of that fact or not. Digital assets can include a wide variety of different types of digital information. Things like your […]

September 1, 2017

What do changes to Mechanics lien laws mean for you?

Act 42, an updated and amended version of the mechanic’s lien law of 1963 recently took effect and has given new rights and obligations to property owners, contractors, subcontractors and suppliers of qualifying construction projects. The most notable changes to the law have come in the form of updated technology. Mainly a new database that […]

February 12, 2017

Transfering Jurisdiction in Custody Cases in Pennsylvania

Our firm was recently involved in a case where  we had to defend our client’s custody jurisdiction in Pennsylvania and prevent Mother from transferring it to a neighboring state. BACKGROUND The Respondent (Father) in the instant case resided in Pennsylvania. The Petitioner (Mother) recently move to New Jersey.  The parties are the parents of one child. […]

February 9, 2017

A tale of a Two-Year Separation Case in Pennsylvania

After a full day trial over a dispute as to the date of separation court sides with…..(see below) BRIEF NARRATIVE OF THE CASE Wife and Husband were married in the early nineties and had one child from this marriage. Due to irreconcilable differences, Wife filed for Divorce. It is Wife’s assertion that Husband is alleging a […]

October 23, 2016

The Law Offices Of Michael Kuldiner, P.C. Welcomes New Associate Dara Burns, Esquire

The Law Firm of Michael Kuldiner, P.C. is pleased to announce that Dara Burns has joined the firm as an associate. Dara Burns joins the firm with over a decade of experience in civil litigation and family law.  Dara’s practice will focus on Real Estate, Civil Litigation and Estate Planning. She will also continue to […]

February 9, 2016

The Divorce Spectrum

Not all divorces are “created equally.” In fact, psychologists and legal professionals have crafted a divorce spectrum that illustrates the different types of divorces. The divorce spectrum focuses on factors that include the complexity of a particular case, the emotional state of the parties as well as the actual state of the relationship between spouses […]

December 11, 2015

Premarital Real Estate and Divorce

There are divorce cases in which one or both parties owned premarital real estate. Premarital real estate is real property owned by one or another of the spouses before the couple married. As a general rule, premarital assets are not subject to division in divorce proceedings. However, this general rule can get tested in a […]

May 1, 2014

How to Protect the Kids During Contested Divorce

The fragile dynamic that forms during divorce can change the outcome of custody, support, or equitable distribution. Just when it seems a settlement is on the horizon, the client and the ex-spouse engage in a deal-breaking conflict that throws the divorce into greater disarray. Following a few simple guidelines will help your kids, your sanity […]

October 11, 2013

How to Protect Your Business During Divorce

It’s your life’s work – protect your business during and after divorce After years of hard work and dedication, the value of a business may run deeper than its bank accounts. Families often become entangled in the ownership and daily operation of a business. With this comes complicated and emotional situations – especially in the […]

September 25, 2013

Common Questions about Pennsylvania Divorce

Covering the basics about divorce in Bucks County Taking the first steps toward divorce can be intimidating. Wondering about all of the unknowns is overwhelming and consuming. Hiring an experienced Bucks County divorce attorney will eliminate the questions and help you make decisions. Start your research about divorce with these general guides to explain what […]

September 4, 2013

Understanding Common Law Marriage in Pennsylvania

Does your relationship constitute as marriage? Many misconceptions and myths exist about common law marriage.  Difficult to understand and even harder to define, the state of Pennsylvania no longer recognizes common law marriage.  For couples curious if they qualify as “married” under common law, consider it a moot subject if you started dating after January […]

The Secret to the Divorce Process from Bucks County Divorce Lawyer

Bucks County Divorce Process 101 As a family law attorney, I can attest to the sometimes arduous and seemingly endless divorce process required to get that decree in my clients’ hands. No two cases are the same, but generally, divorce clients want to be divorced. Many ask when it will “be over with”. This tells […]

July 20, 2013

Waiving Child Support in Pennsylvania

In developing a Marital Settlement Agreement, parties may sling numbers and financial data as a means to an end. After months of analyzing incomes, debts, and appraisals, a couple may find a financial middle ground on how to settle their divorce. Often, individuals consider bargaining payments of child support. Unfortunately, utilizing this exchange of money […]

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 […]

February 20, 2013

New Philadelphia AVI | Appeal your tax assessment

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 […]

Risky Business | Bad Investments’ Affect on Property Division

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, […]