Pennsylvania Family Law and Divorce
Lisa Marie Vari & Associates, P.C.

January 2014 Archives

Can You Stay Friends After Divorce? Beaver County Lawyer for Divorce

Just a few days ago, Kris Jenner (soon to be Kris Kardashian again?) gave an interview on the Today show where she had nothing but positive things to say about her husband of 22 years. Although the two announced that they would divorce in October, 2013, Kris emphasizes that the two still "talk all the time" and that life was pretty much normal for the family, except that Kris and Bruce are living in different houses. But after 22 years of marriage and two children (not to mention the Brady Bunch-esque melding of the couple's children from previous marriages), is it really possible to have zero animosity going forward? If the two are as amicable as they say, then Kris and Bruce are certainly the exception (especially in Hollywood).

PA Child Custody: What is the UCCJEA?

This particular law seeks to make child custody procedures uniform across the United States. This is done through creating policies and procedures that apply across the board so that in the event that parents move or relocate with their child(ren), there are mechanisms in place for determining which state has child custody jurisdiction. Pennsylvania child custody laws include the UCCJEA and Pennsylvania judges can rely on these rules to answer jurisdictional questions in child custody cases.