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Child Custody: Determining Who Should be the Primary Custodial Parent

Many times the parent who is considered the primary caretaker assumes that he or she will automatically become the primary custodial parent.  In Pennsylvania, this is no longer the case. You can read the full post, view and subscribe to the blog by going to http://www.obermayerfamilymatters.com/

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Divorce e-Newsletter July 2014

As a service to our clients, we pleased to provide you with this Divorce Magazine monthly e-newsletter and hope that the information and articles contained within are helpful and supportive. 1. Children and Divorce:Protect Children from Conflict During DivorceTips to protect children from conflict, and to reduce the harmful effects of long-term co...

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Common Law Marriage – Fact or Fiction?

Obermayer family law attorney Stephanie Winegrad answers questions about common law marriage in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. In Pennsylvania you can no longer enter into a common law marriage? FACT:  In 2005, Pennsylvania abolished common law marriages prospectively.  Common law marriages entered prior to 2005 are still valid. &n...

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Obermayer’s David Ladov Discusses Same-Sex Marriage in Pennsylvania with LXBN TV

Following up on our recent coverage here on a federal judge’s ruling striking down Pennsylvania’s ban on same-sex marriage, Obermayer’s David Ladov had the opportunity to discuss the case with Colin O’Keefe of LXBN. In the brief interview, he explains the background on the ruling and its immediate impact. Cl...

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Winegrad Admitted to American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania – June 2, 2014 – Obermayer family law attorney Stephanie H. Winegrad has been admitted as a fellow to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML). Winegrad is now one of 1600 fellows in the United States and one of less than 80 in Pennsylvania. In order to be admitted to this highly regarded organi...

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Child Custody: Do Grandparents Have Any Visitation Rights in Pennsylvania?

A life changing event like a divorce or death may adversely affect the relationship between a child and a person who isn’t the child’s biological parent such as a grandparent. Various states have different laws that govern the ability of grandparents and other adults seeking custody or visitation. Pennsylvania courts recognize the rig...

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Divorce eNewsletter June 2014

As a service to our clients, we pleased to provide you with this Divorce Magazine monthly e-newsletter and hope that the information and articles contained within are helpful and supportive. 1. Legal: Coming to Terms: Glossary of Divorce A glossary of common divorce terms used in divorce litigation and court.    2. Middle Ground fo...

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Obermayer Family Law Attorney Named to 2014 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers®

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – May 23, 2014 – Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP is pleased to announce that a number of our family law attorneys were selected for inclusion in 2014 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers®. Obermayer 2014 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® Family Law: Michael E. Bertin David L. Ladov Ann G. Verber ...

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Marriage Equality: Federal Judge Strikes Down Same-Sex Marriage Ban In Pennsylvania

The movement for marriage equality made significant headway in Pennsylvania this week, when the Honorable John E. Jones, issued an opinion striking down the state’s ban on same-sex marriage for constitutional reasons. The federal lawsuit brought by 11 gay and lesbian couples, one widow and two teenage children of a same-sex couple was origina...

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Stephanie Winegrad Speaks on Family Law to Upper Dublin High School Students

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – May 20, 2014 – Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Stephanie Winegrad spoke about family law to the Child Development II classes at Upper Dublin High School. The program, “Partners for Students,” consisted of videos, role-playing exercises, homework assignments and an interactive l...

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