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Is a Pennsylvania divorce better than feeding your spouse to the tigers?

April 20, 2020

Whether it’s the stock market crash, a natural disaster, or a pandemic like the current coronavirus health crisis, divorcing your spouse is a stressful time, but, you do not have to feed your husband (or wife) to tigers to be free of your spouse.  Netflix’s latest documentary, Tiger King, has gained a lot of buzz …

How does the coronavirus affect my child support in Pennsylvania?

April 2, 2020

 Many Pennsylvania child custody, child support and spousal support orders will be impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.  The onset of coronavirus (COVID-19) has forced many states, including Pennsylvania, to issue stay-at-home orders, which in turn, has led businesses to shut their doors and employees to lose their jobs. Over the past two weeks, approximately 650,000 …

Lisa Marie Vari & Associates offers free emergency legal services for victims of domestic violence during COVID-19 pandemic

March 20, 2020

Pennsylvania Governor Wolf’s mandate yesterday to close non-life sustaining businesses and recommendations from public health experts who have advocated for social distancing may have a greater impact upon some Pennsylvania residents than many may have considered in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Fear, anxiety, feelings of a lack of control and other emotions during …

Custody and Corona Virus: What are the options?

March 19, 2020

It goes without saying that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is majorly impacting Pennsylvania’s businesses, and its resident’s day to day lives. Over the past week our firm has received multiple calls from concerned parents who want to know what their options are for exchanging custody with parents who are in a different state, or meet in …

Family Court in Allegheny County Amidst the Coronavirus

March 17, 2020

The corona virus is a respiratory infection of the airway and lungs that has much of the world in chaos. The first case of coronavirus (COVID-19) was detected in China in December 2019. Today, over 100 countries world-wide have announced cases of COVID-19, which is caused by a new strain of coronavirus, not previously identified …