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Will My Child Be Interviewed During My Divorce?

Attorneys Amanda Figland and Shari Veisblatt cover what you need to know about child interviews during a divorce. They explain what you should expect including the types of questions asked, if the interview will be recorded, and if the child’s preference is a factor in the final court decision.

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Are There Alimony Guidelines in New Jersey?

Lawyer Amy Rokuson discusses the details of alimony in New Jersey. She covers the factors used to set alimony, the two types of alimony, open durational alimony and limited duration alimony, and explains permanent alimony no longer exists in New Jersey.

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Family Law Attorneys featured in June 2015 edition of Suburban Life, "Anything But Typical"

Family Law Attorneys Stephanie Winegrad, Maris Weiner & Samantha Evian are featured on Suburban Life Magazine's Lower Main Line cover and article "Anything But Typical."  CLICK HERE to read the article.

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Jurisdiction, Counsel Fees in Child Custody Revisited by Court

In November 2014, the Pennsylvania Superior Court case of T.A.M. v. S.L.M., 104 A.3d 30 (Pa. Super. 2014), addressed modification of a child custody order under the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) where the parties and the child no longer reside in the state that issued the custody order. In September 2014, for the f...

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Michael E. Bertin Elected Secretary of Family Law Section of PA Bar Association

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Michael E. Bertin was elected Secretary of the Family Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Bertin is a former 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 book on Pennsylvania child ...

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Fault Ground Divorces in Pennsylvania

Although most divorce complaints filed today allege either Section 3301(c), consensual grounds, or 3301(d), the expiration of a statutory two year separation period, as a reason for the parties’ marriage dissolution, a party to a divorce action still has the option of raising fault grounds under Section 3301(a), if the person raising the fa...

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What can I do if I need financial support during divorce litigation?

Attorneys Shari Veisblatt and Amy Rokuson discuss what you can do during a divorce litigation to make sure you have the financial resources to support it. They cover filing a pendente lite motion which is latin for support pending the litigation. It is also sometimes called temporary support. Lastly, they go over the possibility of freezing your assets until the final judgement of your divorce case.

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Divorce E-Newsletter July 2015

Divorce News: Gallup Poll: Moral Acceptance of Divorce on the RiseAccording to the most recent Gallup poll, moral acceptance of divorce by Americans has increased by 12%. Divorce Process: 3 Ways to Divorce: Choose the Right One for YouOne of the first decisions you'll need to make is how to proceed with your divorce; the value of making the right ...

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What Should I Know Before Going to Court on My Divorce Case?

Family lawyer, Amy Rokuson, provides answers to some common questions about going to court for your divorce. Watch the full video to find out what to wear to court, how to address the judge and tips on other items like arrival time and parking.

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Do Grandparents Have Visitation Rights in New Jersey?

When parents choose to separate, it is often a difficult decision that greatly affects not only the adults but also the children involved. All of the changes that will need to be made may prove to be traumatic, particularly for younger children. Still, it is important for parents to be mindful of their children’s feelings and concerns -- all while trying to maintain as much normalcy as possible.

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