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What to Do if Your Child Is Taken by Child Protective Services in PA

January 9, 2020

Having a child taken by child protective services is every parent’s worst nightmare, but it’s important to remember that Pennsylvania’s child protective services division has your child’s best interests at heart. If your children have been taken, there is a reason. The best way to regain custody of your children is to enlist the services …

PA Divorce: What if My Spouse Will Not Sign the Divorce Papers? 

December 10, 2019

Once you have decided that you are ready for your marriage to be over, you might let out a sigh of relief. But before you become too settled, you should prepare yourself for the possibility that your spouse may not be quite so willing to let the marriage end.  If your spouse is refusing to …

How to Calculate Child Support in PA

December 9, 2019

Whether you are going to be obligated to pay child support or are seeking a child support order, it is important to have an idea of how much the Pennsylvania family court system will require the noncustodial parent, or the parent who is ordered to pay child support, to pay.  For this reason, we have …

Couples Turning to “Do It Yourself” Adoptions

October 2, 2019

Adoption is a life changing process. There are few things more rewarding, and more challenging, than deciding to start a family, and choosing to start a family via adoption is no different, especially when it comes to adoption of newborns. There are ups and downs throughout an adoption, and recently many couples have been turning …

How Long Does Child Support Last in Pennsylvania?

September 16, 2019

The parents of a child both have a financial obligation to support their children, without regard to their relationship with the child. This means that if one parent chooses not to spend time with their child, this does not release them from the obligation to pay child support unless they terminate their parental rights.  With …