Please join Obermayer's Family Law Group attorneys Shari Veisblatt and Amy Rokuson at the Second Saturday Workshop on Saturday, May 14, 2016.
Posted: May 9, 2016 by Michelle Ringel
For many divorced parents, the thought of having to share parenting responsibilities with the person who has hurt you emotionally and/or financially may seem like an impossible challenge. However, even though your relationship as husband and wife is over, your relationship as mother and father continues for as long as you and your children ar...
Posted: May 5, 2016 by Samantha J. Evian
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE FOLLOWING FAMILY LAW BREAKFAST PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Click Here to Register
Posted: May 3, 2016
Divorce Recovery: 9 Tips for Going Back to Work After a DivorceGetting back into the workforce will take some time and patience. Consider the following tips from a former stay-at-home mom to help you in your job search. Financial Issues: What You Need to Know About Debt and DivorceAfter the end of your marriage, monetary misdeeds can leave lastin...
Posted: May 2, 2016
Recently, Governor Wolf signed a bill into law giving spousal abuse victims in Pennsylvania additional rights when pursuing a divorce. This law will become effective in the middle of June 2016. It has been said that, “this legislation will make the lives of abused spouses across the commonwealth safer.” Continue Reading
Posted: April 26, 2016 by Cara A. Boyanowski
As Juliet stated to Romeo in Shakespeare’s tale of star crossed lovers, “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose. By any other name would smell as sweet.” Her statement emphasizes her love for Romeo as an individual, not as an extension of his family or of course his family surname of Montague. So where did the concept of a women “t...
Posted: April 25, 2016 by Stephanie H. Winegrad
Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Stephanie Winegrad spoke, along with family law practitioner Mary Doherty, Esq., about family law to the Child Development II class at Upper Dublin High School. This year Winegrad and Doherty included speakers, the Hon. Risa Vetri Ferman and Mary Pugh, Esq., Executive Director of the Montgomery Cou...
Posted: April 25, 2016 by Michael E. Bertin
Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Michael E. Bertin, participated in the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s (PBI) 11th Annual Family Law Institute held on April 19&20, 2016 in Philadelphia. Bertin, presented on two panels: “Hot Tips in Support,” and “Ethical Quandaries.” Bertin, a Fellow of t...
Posted: April 19, 2016 by Michael E. Bertin
A common issue that faces family court judges and attorneys is whether a trial court can modify a child custody order when a matter before the court is not pursuant to a petition to modify custody. Oftentimes, this issue will present itself when a case is in court on a petition for contempt of a custody order or a petition to enforce a custody or...
Posted: April 18, 2016 by Michael E. Bertin
A lot of times when parents file petitions with the court regarding enforcing a custody order or contempt, they also want the court to adjust the custody order. Some think that the court can only change the custody order if a petition to modify custody is filed. That is not the case. Continue Reading