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Obermayer Family Law Practice - A tradition of keeping families whole

Obermayer's Family Law Group is featured on the cover and profiled in the December 2014 issue of Suburban Life magazine. Click here to read the article.  

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Obermayer Family Lawyers Named 2014 "Awesome Attorneys"

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP is pleased to announce that seven of our family law attorneys were selected for inclusion in the recently released 2014 “Awesome Attorneys” list published in South Jersey Magazine. The list recognizes attorneys that are leaders in their field as voted on by readers. This year more than 7,100 vo...

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Obermayer Family Matters - How Do I Get My Kid For The Holidays?

    Find out ways to avoid child custody disputes during this time of year.  Click here to read more.

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PA Divorce - Gifts and Inheritances

To learn about how gifts and inheritances are treated in divorce in Pennsylvania read the latest post from Obermayer Family Matters.  (Click here to read the blog.)

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Michael E. Bertin Presents at Advanced Training for Family Mediators

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Michael E. Bertin presented at the Advanced Training for Family Mediators – hosted by Good Shepherd Mediation Center. Bertin is immediate past Chair of the Family Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association and a frequent author and lecturer on family law topics. Bertin also co-wrote the ...

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Family Law Practice featured in December 2014 edition of Suburban Life, "A tradition of keeping families whole"

Obermayer’s Family Law Practice is profiled in Suburban Life/Montgomery County Magazine (December 2014) in the article, “A tradition of keeping families whole.”  Click here to read the article.

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Divorce E-Newsletter December 2014

1. Divorce Study:Divorce After 50 Rising Despite Looming Retirement"Gray Divorce" is on the rise - in spite of the extra challenges posed by a lengthy marriage and looming retirement. 2. Child Custody: How Often do Non-Custodial Parents see their Children?Here are the most common reasons why non-custodial parents have little or no contact with the...

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Dog Owners: Beware of Divorce

Divorce takes an emotional toll on all families. For over 60% of the households in the United States, that also includes their pets. While all courts are required to address custody matters involving children, most states are not required to handle custody of the parties’ other children: their pets. For example, Pennsylvania treats pets as an...

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When Can I Start Dating During My Divorce?

Some clients ask, “When can I start dating during my divorce process?” While you certainly can start dating, the better question is, should I start dating during the divorce process and how could it affect my case? Dating during a divorce can affect a case both emotionally as well as financially. However, certainly there are instances i...

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Counsel Fees Statute Analyzed by Court in Child Custody Case

When the new Custody Act was passed in 2011, practitioners welcomed the statute authorizing the award of counsel fees, costs and expenses, as the statute provides that a court may award reasonable interim or final counsel fees, costs and expenses to a party if the court finds that the conduct of another party was obdurate, vexatious, repetitive o...

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