5 Tips for Parents in Child Custody Disputes

Home | Category: "Firm News" Practical Tips for Minimizing Custody Disputes In a recent article in The Legal Intelligencer, Attorney Lisa Shapson outlines some important advice for parents going through custody litigation, or parents who are living with...

How Do Student Loans Impact Divorce?

Home | 2016 | April Divorce and Student Loans in Pennsylvania More and more Pennsylvanians with student loan debt are divorcing. This is causing many people to ask questions such as: Are my student loans marital debt? Will my student loans be...

Divorce Mediation

Home | Category: "Uncategorized" Divorce Mediation Is divorce mediation right for you? What is Divorce Mediation? Mediation is a form of alternate dispute resolution, where instead of litigating in court in front of a judge, the parties meet to resolve their...

What is a Protection from Abuse Order?

Home | 2015 | October PFAs in Pennsylvania A Protection from Abuse Order, otherwise known as a PFA, is a court order that can protect you or a minor child from being abused, harassed, threatened or stalked, as well as award money for losses that...

Is Collaborative Divorce Right for You?

Home | Category: "Uncategorized" A collaborative divorce can ease the pain of separation. Collaborative law is an alternative method to the traditional divorce. If the parties so choose, they can stay out of the court room and amicably resolve their divorce...

During the Divorce, Who Gets the Dog?

Home | Category: "Uncategorized" What happens when you both want the dog? Who Gets the Pet in a Divorce? It’s no secret that during a divorce, figuring out a child custody schedule or settling on which party gets certain personal property can be very...

Tax Implications in Divorce and Custody Matters

Home | Category: "Alimony" How Do Divorce and Custody Impact Taxes? It is critical that your divorce lawyer knows how to address tax issues in your family law case. Each year, while our clients are gathering the necessary information to prepare their tax...