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The Basics: Child Custody in Pennsylvania

People often become confused and overwhelmed when they are considering filing for custody. How do I file for custody? Can I do that? Can the other parent take my child? Does the other parent have to know about this? You're not alone in feeling overwhelmed. This blog post will explain some of the basics of child custody here in Pennsylvania based on commonly asked questions.

Facing The Holidays Anew After Your 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.

If I live in Pennsylvania can I terminate the other parent's parental rights?

In Pennsylvania parental rights can be terminated either voluntarily or involuntarily. A voluntary termination of parental rights occurs when the parent in question wants to terminate their own rights to their child. An involuntary termination of parental rights occurs when the court makes the decision and terminates a parent's rights. There is a long list of factors the court will weigh and consider in deciding whether to terminate a parent's rights. Whether voluntary or involuntary, this process is not quick. A parent will not lose the rights to their child unless the court formally terminates those rights. Having your parental rights terminated is not the same as not having legal custody of the child.

IVF Law in Pennsylvania

Rapid developments in medical and reproductive technologies are raising new and complex legal issues in family law throughout the United States, including Pennsylvania. Many couples experiencing difficulties with conceiving have increasingly turned to in vitro fertilization (IVF) and other assisted reproduction technologies.

MEGHAN MARKLE AND PRINCE HARRY: TIPS WHEN CONSIDERING A PRENUP IN PENNSYLVANIA

By now you may have heard that actress Meghan Markle and England's Prince Harry are expected to announce their engagement sometime before Christmas this year. Well, what would happen if the Prince and his soon to be Princess were to be married in Pennsylvania? Would they enter into a prenuptial agreement?

Pennsylvania Predicts the Future: Technology and Child Support Calculations

Here's what our Pittsburgh Family Lawyers have been talking about recently: