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Steps to Take After a Pennsylvania Divorce

July 2, 2018

At the close of every divorce process, our Pittsburgh Divorce Lawyers often have to remind our clients that just because the papers have been filed, the process isn’t over. There are still a few more things that should be done. Some people may not want to think about their divorce once all the court papers are finalized, …

Why You Need a Pittsburgh Divorce Lawyer

June 2, 2018

Our divorce lawyers frequently get questions from potential clients about why they really need a lawyer to help them through their Pittsburgh family law matters. After googling some information and poking around for forms on the internet, a lot of people think that they can get divorced just fine on their own and don’t need any help. …

Refinancing your mortgage in the midst of your Washington County divorce

June 2, 2018

The marital home is likely the most valuable asset to be divided during Pennsylvania divorce proceedings. If either you or your former spouse have been awarded the house, do not assume the other spouse has no financial obligations. There’s a difference between removing a name from the title to a home and removing the name on …

Pets and Domestic Violence Survivors in Pennsylvania: A New Beginning

June 2, 2018

In July of 2017, a 3-month old Chihuahua was found in a restroom at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. An airport security guard found the puppy with the following heartbreaking note: “Hi! I’m Chewy! My owner was in an abusive relationship and couldn’t afford me to get on the flight. She didn’t want to …

Governor Corbett Signs “Kevin’s Law” and Enacts Harsher Penalties for Hit-and-Run Drivers

June 2, 2018

A few days before Christmas in 2012, a five-year-old boy named Kevin Miller was crossing a street in Wilkes-Barre, PA with his family. Walking only steps behind his father, a vehicle came out of nowhere, fatally struck the boy, and fled the scene. Now, Pennsylvania law makers have finally taken steps to close what many …