Challenges to Divorce Agreements

Can you challenge the validity and enforceability of a Marital Settlement Agreement?  If so, on what basis and with what probable result?  A Marital Settlement Agreement is the legally binding contract between you and your spouse that contains all of...[Continue reading]

Federal Tax Law Changes Impact Support

The recent federal tax law changes have a tremendous impact on spousal support, alimony pendente lite (APL) and alimony payments in Pennsylvania.  Effective January 1, 2019, those payments are no longer deducted from the paying spouse’s income and added to...[Continue reading]

Basics of Collaborative Law

Collaboration means to work together to achieve a common goal. The collaborative process involves the spouses, their attorneys and any other involved professionals engaging in non-confrontational sessions to discuss the issues and goals of the involved individuals. The issues may...[Continue reading]

My Neighbor’s Divorce

Most of us have heard about or personally witnessed other people (neighbors, family members, friends etc.) going through the divorce process. Whether those observations or reports were positive, negative or somewhere in between, each person’s situation is unique. There are...[Continue reading]

What if Court is the Only Option?

I like to help my family law clients make their own decisions privately and respectfully, while avoiding the court system. That’s not always possible. Sometimes one or both parties are determined to have their day in court or they try...[Continue reading]