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Highlighting the Revisions to the Child Custody Rules

In January 2011, the new custody act became effective and changed the landscape of child custody in Pennsylvania. However, the Rules of Civil Procedure pertaining to child custody tracked the custody statutes previously in effect and created inconsistency. The much anticipated revised custody rules were promulgated and became effective September 3....

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Obermayer Attorneys Named 2014 Best Lawyers

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP is pleased to announce that seven of our attorneys were selected for inclusion in the recently released 2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, regarded as a definitive guide to legal excellence in the region. In addition to being selected as a 2014 Best Lawyer, Ann G. Verber was also named Best Lawy...

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Michael Bertin Presents at Pennsylvania Bar Institute Child Custody Program

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – August 22, 2013 – Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Michael E. Bertin co-presented at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s seminar titled: “Pennsylvania’s Custody Statute: Over Two Years Later and Still Evolving.”  Bertin is chair of the Family Law Section of the Phi...

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Child Relocation Decisions to Be Explained Near Time of Ruling

The evolution of the courts’ application of the new child custody statute continues at a consistent pace. A recurring issue that has been addressed by the Pennsylvania Superior Court pertains to the requirement of the trial court to provide the reasons for its decisions in custody cases on the record in open court or in a written opinion or o...

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Michael E. Bertin Presents at Pennsylvania Bar Institute Family Law Program

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Michael E. Bertin co-presented at thePennsylvania Bar Institute’s “Evidentiary Challenges in Family Law – Traditional and Electronic Communications” program. Bertin is chair of the Family Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association and a frequent author and lecturer on f...

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New Pennsylvania Child Support Guidelines To Go Into Effect

Beginning August 9, 2013, new statewide Child Support Guidelines will go into effect. For families whose combined net monthly income is $30,000 per month or less, the change in the amount of monthly support for minor children is negligible. In most cases, the monthly amount of support will increase $20.00 per month and in some cases, the amount of ...

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Michael Bertin Appointed as Chair of Procedural Rules Committee and Elected Council Member of Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Michael E. Bertin was appointed as chair of the procedural rules committee and elected a member of Council (the governing body) of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section. Bertin is chair of the Family Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association and a frequent author and lecturer on...

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Stephanie Winegrad Presents at Divorce Seminar

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Stephanie Winegrad presented at the Pritchard, Bieler, Gruver & Wilson, P.C. seminar: Divorce & the Professional Practice. Winegrad discussed net income available for support and issues and calculations. Stephanie H. Winegrad focuses her practice on family law, handling matters including...

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Family Law Resources

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Shari Veisblatt Interviewed by CBS2

Shari Veisblatt was interviewed by CBS 2 (New York) for their story “Adult Bullies Take Their Stalking Online. Scary New Trend Leaves Victims Feeling Powerless, Living In Fear.” Watch the interview here.

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