Hazleton, Pennsylvania Divorce Lawyers
Focusing on each client's particular needs and desires, in addition to a deep commitment to client service, is the foundation of my practice. Listening and working together with the...
Quakertown, PA 18951
Rutgers School of Law-Camden
Ms. Ashby has devotedly pursued the practice of law in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey since 1992 in the areas of Wills/Estates, Elder Law, Mediation, Family Law and Adoptions. Ms Ashby is the owner of the...
Julie spent most of her youth in the southern part of the US. She grew up outside of Atlanta, Georgia and attended college at the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina. Julie graduated from CofC with a double Bachelor of Arts in Historic Preservation & Community Planning and Art History. She then attended the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, where she obtained a Masters of Historic Preservation. Julie attended law...
Four (4) time winner of “Best of the Valley” Divorce & Family Law Attorney. Past Instructor of Legal Research at & Current Instructor of Family Law Second Saturday Program at Penn State University , Center Valley Campus. .
Extensive understanding of 2016 Tax Reform Act ( effective 2018 & 2019), forensic accounting methodologies & business valuation methodologies in determination of marital...
Attorney Miller proudly participates in the Berks County Pro Bono Representation Program, the Modest Means Program and volunteers with Wills for Heroes.
Attorney Hollinger also represents husbands and wives, mothers and fathers in the complex areas of Family Law. He provides passionate representation in divorce, custody, child...
Hazleton Divorce Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services
North Penn Legal Services
If a person wishes to terminate his or her marriage, he or she may file for a divorce. In a divorce proceeding, the court will terminate the marriage and determine the rights and responsibilities of the divorcing parties regarding child custody, child visitation, child support and spousal support (alimony). The court will also redistribute marital assets.
Depending on where you reside and where your assets are, the division of property can be a very simple or very complex process. Disputes often arise during this phase of a divorce if the two parties disagree as to who should receive which assets or property.
Finding a divorce lawyer who is experienced and reliable can reduce your stress and help you make the best choices possible. A good divorce lawyer should be a problem solver who is skilled at negotiation and possesses a solid trial background. If both parties are open to alternative dispute resolution, such as arbitration or mediation, finding a lawyer experienced in collaborative divorce or divorce mediation would be beneficial.
Divorce lawyers also handle child custody issues, including multi-state and international child custody situations. Some divorce lawyers may be certified by their states as being family law specialists. Certification often requires that a lawyer meet certain experience and educational criteria.
Legal Custody: A parent with legal custody has the right to decide on the child's upbringing, education, and medical care. A court may grant legal custody to one parent (sole legal custody) or both parents (joint legal custody).
Separate Property: Property acquired before marriage or during the marriage as a gift or inheritance, or bought during marriage with separate property.
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