Free Consultation 412.780.0008 Many lawyers, including ourselves, post information online about how to defend a PFA and the importance of hiring counsel. We offer a free consultation in this regard. But in the interim, many people just want to know the answer to one question: I have been served with a temporary PFA, and a… Continue reading PFAs: How Many Go to Court?
What is a “parenting coordinator”? A parenting coordinator is a person appointed by the judge in custody cases to help execute and coordinate ancillary issues of a custody order. This helps ease the burden of the trial judge in dealing with the day to day aspects of implementing a custody order. Parenting coordination has become a significant area of… Continue reading The Use of a Parenting Coordinator
Free Consultation: 412.780.0008 Nothing says “I love you” like a restraining order, according to the song by post-hardcore band Our Last Night. All kidding aside, a restraining order – a/k/a Protection From Abuse Act Order (“PFA”) – is serious business. No level of abuse should be tolerated. Any amount of abuse is too much. For this reason, the… Continue reading Protection From Abuse Act Defense
At the end of 2011, the custody laws in Pennsylvania were changed. The courts still look at the best interest of the child above all. Interestingly, however, Section 5328 of the new legislation sets forth 15 factors that a court must consider when awarding custody. We practice in Western PA. Out in Eastern PA, the law firm of Karen Ann… Continue reading The New Child Custody Law – 15 Factors A Court Must Consider
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
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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