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Honoring National Infertility Awareness Week in Pennsylvania - Speaking to loved ones about their infertility

National Infertility Awareness Week runs through April 22 - 28. Currently 7.3 million Americans are struggling with infertility. Infertility does not discriminate based on age, religion, sexual orientation, or economic status. Many couples and individuals in Pennsylvania struggle to build their families.

What is International Parental Child Abduction and Will it Impact a Child Custody Case in Pennsylvania?

Where a parent has taken their child or withheld their child in another country and away from the other parent, this is known as an international parental child abduction. This can happen to the parent of a child living here in Pennsylvania.

Surrogacy Law By State: Pennsylvania is Surrogacy Friendly

Surrogacy law varies state by state across the United States and is constantly changing. While Pennsylvania is considered to be a surrogacy friendly state, this is not true of every state. Below is a list of those states considered to be surrogacy friendly and those states that are not;

Pennsylvania Basics: Assisted Reproductive Technology 101

Many couples in Pennsylvania grow their families through the use of assisted reproductive technology, or ART for short. There's no right or wrong way to build a family and many people are curious about ART. So, what is assisted reproductive technology?

Facing The Holidays Anew After Your Pennsylvania Divorce

Many families in Pennsylvania are about to experience the upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas Holiday season for the first time since their divorce or separation. Yes the holiday season may not be the same but it can still be filled with love and laughter and is the opportunity to build new memories and holiday traditions.

A child's preference and Pennsylvania's custody law

When the court attempts to fashion a custody order parents often try to argue for more custodial time by insisting that the child/children prefers to live with them as opposed to the other parent. This begs the question; is a court in Pennsylvania likely to consider a child's preference for one parent over the other?

HAVE YOU THOUGHT ABOUT YOUR PENNSYLVANIA CHILD CUSTODY ORDER AND THE UPCOMING HOLIDAYS?

If you have a child custody order here in Pennsylvania, it's time to start thinking about the upcoming Christmas and New Years holidays. The holidays should be a time of fun, family, and delicious foods. Unfortunately, it can also be a stressful time and this stress can be compounded by the upcoming holiday season particularly if you are parent who is sharing custody of your children.

Alimony Equality? How Does Florida's Proposed Law Compare to Pennsylvania?

A bill has been sent to Florida Governor Rick Snyder that provides a detailed formula for determining an alimony award. A specific formula for determining an alimony award is a significant departure from how Florida previously determined alimony, and significantly different than how Pennsylvania determines it. Alimony is payments for the support of the dependent spouse (the spouse who earned less money during the marriage) after a divorce has been finalized. In Pennsylvania, alimony is determined on a case-by-case basis based on 17 factors provided by statute. Some notable factors in Pennsylvania are: the relative earning capacities of the parties; the length of the marriage; the contributions of one party to the education, training, or increased earning capacity of the other party; the standard of living the parties established during the marriage; the relative needs of the parties; the contribution of a spouse as a homemaker.

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