September 2, 2016

BACK TO SCHOOL FLEXIBILITY AND GENEROSITY

Flexibility and generosity should always be your guiding mantra as you navigate through your shared parenting time arrangements.   Human nature being what it is, your ex-spouse will be more willing to work with you instead of against you if you offer the same. For example, Spouse A has a family gathering on a Sunday a … Continue reading BACK TO SCHOOL FLEXIBILITY AND GENEROSITY

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November 4, 2011

Top 10 Divorce Rulings

Family law varies from state to state, however, historically the US Supreme Court and other high level courts have handed down some pivotal divorce rulings. The following is the very interesting Huff Post list of top 10 divorce cases. Diemer v. Diemer, 1960, established that “refusal to have sex with one’s spouse constitutes abandonment of … Continue reading Top 10 Divorce Rulings

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September 2, 2011

How are Custody Issues Addressed in Mediation?

One of the best gifts a divorcing couple can give to their children is to work together to resolve their issues rather than tearing each other apart through a contentious court litigation fight.  Mediation can be the couple’s first opportunity to learn to work together under potentially stressful circumstances to make decisions in the best … Continue reading How are Custody Issues Addressed in Mediation?

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February 4, 2011

House Bill 1639/Act 112 on Child Custody is a step in the right direction.

PA House Bill 1639, now Act 112 will now govern all Pennsylvania custody cases commenced on or after January 24, 2011.  The new law is a positive step toward quantifying the subjective decisions the court is required to make regarding child custody.  For instance, the court is now required to list the factors it considered … Continue reading House Bill 1639/Act 112 on Child Custody is a step in the right direction.

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