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WHO NEEDS A LAWYER?

Who needs a lawyer? Can’t I just take care of things myself? After all, there is a lot of information available on the internet…. The internet won’t give you a complete picture of any legal matter, and it won’t tell you how your personal situation should change a “canned” document or procedure. Consider these situations,… more

Four Types of Divorce in Pennsylvania

If you are considering divorce, it is important to realize that there are multiple kinds of divorces that can be filed in Pennsylvania. The majority of divorces filed are no-fault divorces, where both parties consent to the divorce. There are still cases of fault-divorce, but these are more expensive and not as common. In all… more

Rape Victims and Child Support

According to Pennsylvania law, a woman who has a child from rape can ask a judge to end the parental rights of the father. Unfortunately, if she does so she then relinquishes any rights to collect child support from him. In February, PA representative Mike Schlossberg proposed a bill that would end this loophole in… more

A Brief Introduction to Child Support

Divorce is a messy business, and when you add in the issues you will have with child custody and support, it gets considerably more complicated. Fighting for custody is one battle, but after the courts have determined that, you must then decide how child support will be dealt. Economically, a family cannot have the same… more

Gray Divorce

It’s clear that divorce is not what it used to be. Once a rare and shocking occurrence, divorce is so commonplace now that there are over 18 million results for a Google search for “cheap easy divorce.” This is even truer for couples over 50. The new trend of divorce after age 50 is called… more

Pregnancy Rights for Working Women

It was 1978 when the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) was passed, but still 35 years later women are struggling for fair treatment in the workplace. Although it is illegal to fire someone for being pregnant, many employers refuse to take small steps to accommodate their pregnant workers for a short time. Many women have lost… more

5 Things You Didn’t Know About DUIs

Most people associate getting a DUI (driving under the influence) penalty with drunk driving. However, this is not always the case. DUIs cover more than just alcohol and you don’t have to be driving to get one. Regardless of what your situation, consulting a lawyer is the most important first step. Only a trained professional… more