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What To Do If You’ve Overpaid Your Pennsylvania Child Support Obligation

June 2, 2018

It is very common for Pennsylvania to garnish your tax refund in order to make you pay child support, but what happens when they take it when it is not due? In today’s blog, your Western Pennsylvania Child Support Lawyers discuss what happens when there is an overpayment in your child support obligation. So too much money …

Should I get a prenuptial (prenup) agreement ?

June 1, 2018

Many couples don’t know the difference between a Pennsylvania prenuptial agreement and a Pennsylvania cohabitation agreement and are often left wondering if they should even bother getting one. Both types of agreements allow each person in the relationship to protect themselves and their rights as the relationship moves forward. There is a difference as to …

Pennsylvania Dependency and Poppy Seed Bagels

May 2, 2018

As we learned from Seinfeld, a poppy seed bagel can set off a drug test. Apparently, that is true, and not not just in TVland. A Lawrence County, Pennsylvania woman discovered this the hard way when she was at a hospital giving birth to her baby in 2010, setting off ajuvenile law process. Having consumed a poppy-seed bagel …

PA Ordinance Allowing Eviction of Domestic Violence Victims Repealed

May 2, 2018

In the city of Norristown, Pennsylvania there was an ordinance that stated that landlords were allowed to evict tenants if the police were called to a residence more than three times within four months. The ordinance, known as the “nuisance property ordinance,” has since been abolished in an effort to keep domestic violence victims from being evicted. …

What do I do if I don’t like his or her fiancé(e) ? Speaking up and suggesting a prenuptial agreement

May 1, 2018

You may want to suggest a Pennsylvania prenuptial agreement (or prenup) to a family member or friend who recently got engaged when you’ve noticed some red-flags about their soon to be spouse. This is a sensitive issue. If you’ve already noticed red flags about your loved one’s or friend’s fiance(e), such as controlling behaviors or disputes about …