Does Spousal Abuse Affect My Divorce?

When your spouse is abusing you, you may decide that divorce is the best option. You should never feel threatened to stay in a relationship and or coerced to stay in a relationship because your spouse makes empty promises to change. Instead, call a good family law attorney to see…...

Legal Separation: Can a Lawyer Help?

You’ve made the tough decision to separate from your spouse. In Pennsylvania, you only have three status options. You are single, married or divorced. There is technically no such thing as being legally separated. However, if you decide to separate from your spouse, you may be dealing with some of…...

What Happens When You Don’t Pay Alimony

Family Lawyer If you are getting a divorce and were the breadwinner in the marriage, the judge may order you to pay your spouse alimony for a certain amount of time. Having to pay alimony can be a frustrating ordeal, especially if it’s a high amount. If you lose your…...

We’re Separated – But (S)He Keeps Coming Back

Family Lawyer Most people think when their spouse moves out, they won’t have to worry about them coming back into the house. In the past, propriety kept people from acting in a manner that would put their spouse in an awkward position. Today, people’s actions can sometimes be less straightforward.…...

Understanding the Client

Arlington Family Lawyer Whether it is bankruptcy, civil or criminal the first thing to understand with any new client is that most likely they have never done anything like this before. For most people, this will be their first experience with a law firm and you will be their first…...

Divorce and Retirement Accounts

Same Sex Divorce Lawyer When saving for retirement, you generally figure out an amount that you need to accumulate in order to be comfortable in your senior years. If you were married, the amount was calculated as you living as a couple during retirement. Now that you are going through…...

Qualifying for Alimony

Family Law Attorney If you’re in the process of filing for divorce, or are considering it, you may need to ascertain whether or not you will qualify for alimony. Alimony may be referred to as spousal support or spousal maintenance. Depending on the state in which you live, the court…...
Legal Custody vs. Physical custody: What’s the Difference?

Legal Custody vs. Physical custody: What’s the Difference?

In understanding custody, it’s important to start with the basics. There are two different types of custody orders that a Court will make in relation to children: legal custody and physical custody. But what’s the difference? Generally, the term legal custody refers to the authority to make decisions relating to…...