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Obermayer Attorney Speaking at Annual Bench Bar Conference

Philadelphia, PA – September 19, 2018 - Hillary J. Moonay, Esquire, recently returned attorney and partner of Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP, will be speaking at the Bucks County Bench Bar Annual Conference on a panel titled Alternatives to Litigation: Mediation for Family Law and Civil Litigation Practitioners. The panel will take p...

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Obermayer's Family Law Attorney Michael Bertin is highlighted in Philadelphia magazine’s annual “Makers of the Main Line”

Obermayer's Family Law attorney Michael Bertin is highlighted in Philadelphia magazine’s annual “Makers of the Main Line.”  This is an annual feature on the influential leaders who are making their mark on the Main Line.

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Assisted Reproductive Technology: Who Gets Custody of Embryos?

Dealing with infertility and assisted reproductive technology is overwhelming.  Learning the acronyms (IUI, ART, IVF, ICSI) alone can seem daunting. Then there is the anxiety and fear that come along with the regular testing and attempted cycles.  There is the emotion that accompanies the desire for a child.  The women start to feel like...

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Reasonable Needs Now to Be Considered in High-Income Child Support Cases

The recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court case of Hanrahan v. Bakker, 186 A.3d 958 (Pa. 2018), a unanimous decision, and a case of first impression, changes the application of the high-income child support guidelines in Pennsylvania. Child support in Pennsylvania is governed by a statute and guidelines contained in the Pennsylvania Rules of Civil Proc...

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New Child Custody Law Opens Door a Bit for Grandparents, Third Parties

On July 4, a change to the child custody laws in Pennsylvania is set to impact standing for grandparents and third parties. Historically, grandparents have been given an elevated status with regard to child custody matters. Normally, only parents or people acting as parents (in loco parentis) are individuals who may seek custody of a child. Howeve...

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Second Tuesday Divorce Workshop (June 12th)

Second Tuesday is a nationally renowned, award winning, interactive workshop that has helped thousands of women since 1989. We provide a safe place to speak with other women experiencing similar life changes.   Legal IssuesPresented by Shari B. Veisblatt, Esq. The divorce process and legal fees Protecting yourself legally and financially ...

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Can I Obtain Full Custody of My Kids?

Potential new clients often tell me that they want “full custody” of their child/ren when they are facing a possible divorce/separation. When I delve a little further into what these clients are actually looking for, i.e. what they believe “full custody” means, I get a wide array of different answers.   Continue Reading

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Can My Alimony Arrangement Be Changed?

There is no doubt that divorce litigation can be a stressful process.  While there will be factors and forces outside of your control, there are things you can control and steps you can take to reduce your stress level.  Below are five examples of steps you can take to reduce the stress of litigation: Continue Reading

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Obermayer Family Law Attorneys Named to PA Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP is pleased to announce that a number of our attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® list. Obermayer 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® Family Law Michael E. Bertin David L. Ladov Robert I. Whitelaw Stephanie H. Winegrad The selections for this list are made by t...

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How Do I Prove Cohabitation to Suspend My Alimony Obligation?

As you may have heard, it just got a bit easier in New Jersey to prove cohabitation, i.e. that your former spouse is in a serious relationship with their new partner!  Specifically, now, you no longer need to prove that your former spouse is living with their new love interest on a full-time basis.  This is huge! So, what evidence do you need t...

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