Hope After Divorce: Remarriage Rates are Increasing

Home | 2015 | March Hope After Divorce: Remarriage Rates Are Increasing When you decide to get remarried, you might want to consider a prenuptial agreement. As family law attorneys, our blog tends to focus on the negative side of domestic issues —...

Dauphin County’s Family Law Court

Home | Category: "Alimony" Dauphin County’s Family Law Court New in 2015, the Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas implemented a new Family Law Court that will focus on divorce, child custody, and support issues. Here are some of the highlights of the new...

Name Change in Divorce

Home | 2014 | October Name Change in Divorce Changing your name can be an important part of a divorce for some people. One of the most common questions we are asked at divorce consultations is: “How do I change my name?” or “How do I go back to my...

News from JSDC: Welcome Back, Molly McDonough!

Home | Category: "Custody" News from JSDC: Welcome Back, Molly McDonough! We want to belatedly (but sincerely) welcome back our law clerk, Molly McDonough!  Molly has been interning at JSDC since May 2013 and after working part-time during the school year,...

Is My Engagement Ring Marital Property?

Home | Category: "Divorce" Who Owns the Ring? Who owns the rings after the divorce? Can I keep my engagement ring after the divorce? We are frequently asked this question during divorce proceedings. Generally, property acquired by gift is not considered...

PA Ban on Same-Sex Marriage Overturned

Home | 2014 | May Same Sex Marriage Now Legal in PA Same sex marriage is now legal in Pennsylvania A federal judge has struck down Pennsylvania’s ban on same-sex marriage.  Pennsylvania joins twelve federal district courts across the country in...

News from JSDC: Law Day 2014

Home | 2014 | May News from JSDC: Law Day 2014 May 1, 2014 was Law Day.  The 2014 Law Day theme is American Democracy and the Rule of Law: Why Every Vote Matters. Attorney Alexis Miloszewski and Attorney Jessica Smith celebrated Law Day by...

Protecting Family Assets From An Ex-Spouse

Home | Category: "Divorce" Keeping Your Assets Safe After Divorce Today, the Wall Street Journal published an article highlighting one family’s successful attempt to protect their assets during their daughter’s divorce.  Many couples want to provide...