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National Adoption Month

Our firm takes pride in helping familes grow through the loving concept of adoption.  This process involves the legal termination of rights of the biological parent(s) followed by a proceeding for adoption of the child into a new family.   Aside from the legal services we offer, we want our clients and the general public to know that… Continue reading National Adoption Month

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Advice From the Blogosphere: A 10 Tips For Divorced Parents

The Western Pennsylvania lawyers at Elliott & Davis, PC understand the impact that any family law matter can  have on your life.  We are intimately familiar with events such as divorce, custody disputes, and support claims and other family law matters.  We all know that a divorce is a life changing experience.  However, some practical advice can make the transition… Continue reading Advice From the Blogosphere: A 10 Tips For Divorced Parents

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The Jon and Kate Gosselin Saga: Not Quite Over.

  As CNN and others have reported, the marriage between Joh and Kate Gosselin has terminated in divorce, but does that mean the saga is over? Apparently, they have an agreement on custody.  They will have shared physical custody.  Kate will have primary at the marital residence and Jon will see the children on some sort of schedule.  In Pennsylvania,… Continue reading The Jon and Kate Gosselin Saga: Not Quite Over.

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Tiger Woods…What Were You Thinking?

This is a question that divorce attorneys rarely get to ask their clients.  In divorce cases, the usual questions we have are:  Where do you reside (for purposes of jurisdiction)? When were you married? How many assets did you accumulate together?    But rarely do we ask:  what were you thinking.  Admittedly, the answer is not all that important for purposes of… Continue reading Tiger Woods…What Were You Thinking?

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Western PA Case Profiled in the New York Times

The New York Times has recently reported on an unusual child support case.  There, a mother in an intact family cheated on her husband and became pregnant.  The husband acted as a father to the child even after the husband suspected the child was not his.  Husband and wife separated.  The husband agreed to pay child support while… Continue reading Western PA Case Profiled in the New York Times

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Amnesty For Dead Beat Parents… A Good Thing?

A couple days ago, the local CBS affiliate in Las Vegas reported that the District Attorney’s office out there generated $100,000 from parents delinquent on outstanding child support obligations.    How was it done?   Evidently, the DA had offered amnesty in the form of relief from impending bench warrants against essentially “dead beat” parents.  On the surface, this sounds… Continue reading Amnesty For Dead Beat Parents… A Good Thing?

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Hello From Elliott & Davis, PC!

Welcome to Pittsburgh Divorce Law Blog!  We hope that you find this to be an engaging and informative platform for news, information, and dialogue relating to Western PA Divorce Law, Custody Law, and Support Law.  This blog is a service of Elliott & Davis, PC.  Elliott & Davis is a full service law firm with a practice… Continue reading Hello From Elliott & Davis, PC!