As a service to current and perspective clients, we offer basic answers to some frequently asked questions.
General Pennsylvania Family Law Information
- What is a Pennsylvania family law attorney?
- Can both parties use the same lawyer in PA family court matters?
- Can I get divorced without a lawyer in Pennsylvania?
- Can the other party be forced to pay my lawyer's fees?
- How quickly can I schedule an appointment with your Pittsburgh office?
- What are the benefits to scheduling a paid consultation with your Pittsburgh office?
- What are the costs to retain a PA family law attorney?
- What types of payment does your office accept?
- What should I do if I cannot afford to retain a PA family law attorney?
- Do I need a lawyer for a PA divorce?
- What should I do if I am served with a Pennsylvania divorce complaint?
- Must fault be proven to obtain a Pennsylvania divorce decree?
- What should a party do prior to separating from their spouse or the parent of their children?
- Can either spouse prevent the entry of a PA divorce decree?
- Do both parties need a lawyer in a PA divorce?
- Do I need a lawyer for a legal separation in Pennsylvania?
- Can a PA family court require marriage counseling?
- Can a spouse be prevented from entering the marital home before the divorce is final?
- What is equitable distribution?
- Will I be taxed for money or property I receive in a PA divorce?
- Do I need a lawyer for a Property Settlement Agreement in PA?
- Will my spouse get half of my assets in a PA divorce?
- How do I file for Pennsylvania spousal or child support?
- Do I need a lawyer to file for child support?
- Is there a relationship between seeing the children and paying support?
- Can credit be given for purchases made by the person paying support in Pennsylvania?
- Can the person receiving support be compelled to produce receipts proving how the support was utilized in Pennsylvania?
- Do I need a lawyer to modify child support?
Domestic Partnership Agreements
- Do I need a lawyer for a temporary Protection from Abuse hearing in Allegheny County?
- What should I do if I am the victim of domestic violence in Allegheny County?
- Do I need a lawyer for a Pennsylvania domestic violence hearing?
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The statements in this section are based on Pennsylvania law and have been issued to inform and not advise. The statements are general in nature and individual facts in a given case may alter their application or involve other laws not referred to here.