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

By Mindey Elgart
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March 11, 2011

Right to Child Support Belongs to the Child in New Jersey and PA

Parties to a divorce in New Jersey must be aware that they cannot negotiate away the right to child support.  The State of New Jersey views child support as the right and property of the child.  The Appellate Division in Colca v. Anson, 413 N.J. Super. 405 (App. Div. 2010), recently held that a custodial … Continue reading Right to Child Support Belongs to the Child in New Jersey and PA

By Mindey Elgart
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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.

By Mindey Elgart
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