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My Child is Turning 18. . . Do I Have an Obligation to Pay Child Support?

In Pennsylvania, once a child turns 18, he or she no longer is subject to the jurisdiction of family court and therefore the child can chose where he or she resides. However, if the child is attending high school a parent has a duty to support that child until he or she graduates high school.  In the event the child is under 18 when he or she ...

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SECOND SATURDAY: What Everyone Needs to Know About Divorce – July 16, 2016

Obermayer's Family Law Group attorneys Shari Veisblatt and Amy Rokuson will be speaking at the Second Saturday Workshop on July 16, 2016.  

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Can I Sue My Former Spouse For Destroying My Relationship With My Children?

Sometimes in custody disputes, one parent attempts to get a leg up in the custody case by bad-mouthing the other parent to the children. Additionally, in more extreme cases, a parent in a litigation may even try to persuade a child to make false claims of abuse or neglect against the other parent.  Courts take these matters very seriously an...

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$10,000 Agreement if Petition to Modify Custody Upheld

People may remember in the fall of 2014 a state Superior Court case, Huss v. Weaver, C.D. No: 2013-1209, was published where the Superior Court reversed a trial court's decision to sustain preliminary objections dismissing a complaint for breach of contract when a father did not pay $10,000 to a mother after he filed a complaint for custody, as th...

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Can a person who is not the parent of the child seek custody?

Pennsylvania child custody attorney, Michael E. Bertin, discusses third party custody.

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Divorce E-Newsletter June 2016

Divorce Process: 3 Ways People Sabotage Their DivorceBeing too aggressive can ignite a lengthy legal battle between you and your spouse, which can lead to a worse outcome for both parties. Considering Divorce: Why It Matters Who You Hire in Divorce and How to Get It RightThe decisions you make and divorce professionals you hire during your divorce...

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SECOND SATURDAY: What Everyone Needs to Know About Divorce - June 18, 2016

Please join Obermayer's Family Law Group attorneys Shari Veisblatt and Amy Rokuson at the Second Saturday Workshop on Saturday, June 18, 2016.    

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How Much is a Fifteen Month Marriage Worth? (Depp and Heard Divorce)

It appears Johnny Depp’s marriage to actress, Amber Heard, will soon end in divorce. Heard recently filed for divorce, citing “irreconcilable differences,” a mere fifteen months after she exchanged   wedding vows with Depp. Since the pair did not enter into any prenuptial agreements, Heard is seeking both equitable distribution and spou...

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How to Obtain Financial Support During a Divorce in New Jersey

Many people facing divorce are nervous about filing the complaint for divorce because they are worried they won’t have enough money during the divorce litigation. Our New Jersey divorce lawyers, Shari B. Veisblatt and Amy Rukuson, discuss a motion that they can file early on in your case that will protect you during the divorce.  To s...

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Will the Preference of the Child Have Any Bearing on a Custody Case?

Pennsylvania family law attorney, Robert Whitelaw, answers the questions: Will the preference of the child have any bearing on a custody case?  & Will my child have to be interviewed if a custody matter is heard in court?

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