Havertown, Pennsylvania Family Lawyers

Mr. Ryan L Hyde
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CONFIDENT, EXPERIENCED AND FIGHTING FOR YOU

Ryan Hyde is an experienced criminal defense attorney and former prosecutor. In addition to handling hundreds of DUI cases through all stages of trial Ryan served as a DUI ARD Coordinator and as one of lead... Read More »
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Karen Ulmer Pendergast
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Pennsylvania Family Law Lawyer with 23 years experience

Karen Ulmer Pendergast is a family lawyer serving the needs of clients across Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She has the experience to confront all complex legal issues in the area of divorce, custody and support having... Read More »
Patrick J Cooper
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Compassionate Family Law attorney with experience across Philadelphia.

Our firm has years of legal experience handling a variety of Family Law cases across the counties of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia and more. Contact us to schedule a consultation. Read More »
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Julia Theobald
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Compassionate and experienced family law representation. Call today!

I’m an experienced Philadelphia family law attorney and I represent clients in all types of family law cases. My practice includes simple and complex divorces, spousal support, child support, and child custody. Read More »
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Christopher K Barber
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Havertown, PA Family Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(610) 853-9090 2 Brookline Boulevard
Suite 2
Havertown, PA 19083
Family, DUI, Divorce and Estate Planning
Theresa Ann Hartzell
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Havertown, PA Family Law Attorney
(484) 452-6619 410 W.Township Line Road, Suite 3
Havertown, PA 19083
Family
Julia Theobald
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Springfield , PA Family Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(610) 891-1006 1489 Old Baltimore Pike
Springfield , PA 19064
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Drexel University School of Law
Julia Alexa Theobald is an experienced litigation attorney who represents our clients in both Family Law and Criminal Law Matters. A political science and public relations major, she graduated from Loyola University in Baltimore, Maryland and then attended and graduated Drexel University School of Law in Philadelphia Pennsylvania.

Prior to joining the Ciccarelli Law Firm as head of the Criminal and Family Law Departments Julia represented clients in every facet of the criminal system throughout the tri-state area in both governmental capacities as well as at a busy private practice firm. Julia has handled every domestic litigation case imaginable from...
Bernard Faigenbaum
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Ardmore, PA Family Law Attorney
(610) 642-1200 7 E Lancaster Ave
Ardmore, PA 19003
Family
Suzanne Aimee de Seife
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(610) 420-9431 3317 Rodney Drive
PA 19073
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Probate
Joel Bernbaum
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Bala Cynwyd, PA Family Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(610) 667-7902 33 Rock Hill Road
Suite 250
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
Family
Thomas Petrelli Jr
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Philadelphia, PA Family Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(215) 523-6900 1845 Walnut Street, 19th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Family and Divorce
Temple University Beasley School of Law, Vermont Law School and Vermont Law School
Petrelli Law is one of the top divorce and family law firms in the state of Pennsylvania. From complex litigation to negotiated agreements, we work tirelessly to get the best results for our clients. While we are known for representing high net worth individuals and their spouses, we also represent everyday people from all walks of life. We are committed to providing the same high-quality service to each of our valued clients. Petrelli Law is a Philadelphia-based family law firm that knows the only way to bring about fair and just solutions for our clients is by building trust....
William C. Kirby
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Philadelphia, PA Family Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(267) 225-6233 1617 John F Kennedy Boulevard
#1190
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Family and Divorce
Duke University School of Law
Within his family law practice, William Kirby values his client relationships above all else. That’s why he does everything in his power to find optimal solutions for their legal matters involving divorce, separation, custody, support, and more. Clients quickly see that William sincerely cares about them and that they can be confident in his advice.

As a primary lawyer at Petrelli Previtera Schimmel, LLC, William heads the firm’s Moorestown, NJ location. He serves a wide range of clients including celebrities facing high-asset divorces. Bill is a passionate, appreciative, and motivated person who is dedicated to empowering individuals and families with the...
Brad Jonathan Sadek
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(610) 432-3111 1489 Baltimore Pike
#218
Springfield, PA 19064
Free ConsultationSpringfield, PA Family Law Attorney with 16 years experience
Family, Bankruptcy and Foreclosure Defense
Rutgers University - Camden
Proudly helping residents of the Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey region for over 14 years!

Sadek & Cooper Law Offices, LLC provides high quality legal services, including Consumer Bankruptcy Law, Business Bankruptcy Law, Divorce and Family Law, among other legal fields to clients throughout Philadelphia, PA and surrounding areas, including, Montgomery, Bucks, Chester, Delaware Counties and Southern New Jersey.

Our primary law office is conveniently located near public transportation and attractions in Center City Philadelphia, PA. Our lawyers are readily available for our clients and understand that you may not be in the most ideal situation. Our office offers...
Matthew Fox
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(215) 523-6900 1845 Walnut Street
19th Floor
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19103
PHILADELPHIA, PA Family Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
Family and Divorce
Widener University
Matthew F. Fox joined Petrelli Previtera Schimmel, LLC in 2018. He brings with him 20 years of legal experience representing clients in all areas of family law. He concentrates his practice in divorce and spousal support, equitable distribution of assets, custody and child support.

Prior to joining the family lawyers at Petrelli Law, Matthew worked at his own private practice at The Law Office of Matthew F. Fox, P.C. Before forming his own practice, Mr. Fox was a partner at a prominent Pennsylvania law firm.

Matthew has been recognized by his peers for his outstanding legal work on several occasions....
Linda Walters
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Exceptional, Dedicated Family Law Attorney and Mediator! Call Now for Help!

I am an experienced and skilled Pennsylvania family law attorney. I offer clients personal attention, customer service and compassionate legal assistance. Visit my website for client reviews and call for a consultation! Read More »
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Lee Anthony Ciccarelli
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Pennsylvania Family Law Attorney with 30 years experience

Lee Ciccarelli is the founder of Ciccarelli Law Offices: a Pennsylvania Litigation Law Firm focusing in Personal Injury, Criminal Defense and Family Law matters. Ciccarelli Law firm takes on tough cases and fights for... Read More »
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Jonathon Luff
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Philadelphia, PA Family Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(610) 643-4644 833 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Drexel University School of Law
Jonathon Luff Jr. was born and raised in Philadelphia. He graduated from Roman Catholic High school with honors. He attended California University of Pennsylvania on a full academic scholarship, and graduated with a degree in Sport Management as well as graduating Cum Laude.

In 2009 Jonathon began to pursue his legal career and attended Thomas Kline School of Law, better known as Drexel University. While there he participated in trial team competitions and Jonathon was instrumental in helping his team reach the finals in the national competition. Jonathon was awarded the best trial attorney award from Drexel upon his graduation in...
Lee Anthony Ciccarelli
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(610) 981-1006 150 N. Radnor Chester Road
Suite F-200
Radnor, PA 19087
Free ConsultationRadnor, PA Family Law Attorney with 30 years experience
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
The George Washington University Law School
Lee Ciccarelli is the founder of Ciccarelli Law Offices: a Pennsylvania Litigation Law Firm focusing in Personal Injury, Criminal Defense and Family Law matters. Ciccarelli Law firm takes on tough cases and fights for clients when they need it the most. ...
Cary B. Hall
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(267) 663-9995 25 W. Airy St., Suite 300
Norristown, PA 19401
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
University of Miami School of Law
My practice focuses on civil, criminal and family law litigation with over 20 years of tested experience throughout southeastern Pennsylvania and Maryland. I have successfully tried civil and criminal jury trials, contested family law hearings, administrative proceedings and appeals. My passion is assisting individuals and small businesses with their legal issues.

Many moons ago, I earned an Ivy League degree in philosophy from Columbia University, and then my law degree from the University of Miami. While in law school, I was involved in graduate student government and was a contributing author and editor of the University of Miami...
Melinda Previtera
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(215) 523-6900 1845 Walnut Street, 19th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Philadelphia, PA Family Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
Family and Divorce
Rutgers School of Law-Camden
Your family is unique. When you need a family law attorney, you want someone who appreciates the differences that make your family special. You want a family lawyer who will help your family through all life’s changes and guide you towards the best possible outcome. Melinda represents families from a variety of backgrounds. Her family law experience includes all aspects of divorce, child custody, child support, and domestic violence law.

Ms. Previtera is a member of the bar in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Joni Berner
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Philadelphia, PA Family Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(215) 790-8800 1528 Walnut Street
Suite 1100
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
Villanova University School of Law
I became a lawyer because I like helping people resolve their differences. Although I practiced family law with a large Center City firm early in my career, I went out on my own in 1988 and never looked back. I founded our firm on the principle of providing superior service at reasonable rates for our clients while providing a flexible and supportive work environment for our employees. For twenty years and counting, we are proud to have maintained this model. While handling many custody, divorce, protection from abuse and support trials throughout my career, my practice now focuses on...
Diana Schimmel
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(215) 523-6900 1845 Walnut Street
19th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Philadelphia, PA Family Law Attorney with 9 years experience
Family and Divorce
Widener University Commonwealth Law School
Family law matters can be emotional and I am aware of the support a person needs during such a trying time. My clients are never shuttled to another attorney or support staff , instead my clients receive personalized attention specific to your sensitive case needs. During our initial consultations we can discuss the facts of your situation and formulate the best legal strategy for your family. Family law is all I do and it shows in my work on your behalf.
Margaret Klaw
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Philadelphia, PA Family Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(215) 790-8800 1528 Walnut Street
Suite 1100
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Family and Arbitration & Mediation
Northeastern University School of Law
I love our practice because I care so deeply about my clients and their families. I handle all types of family law matters, and my approach to each case varies greatly, depending on my client’s needs and preferences. The range goes from playing a supportive role for those clients who wish to negotiate their own agreements to serving as a zealous advocate in the courtroom for those who need to submit their disputes to a judge for resolution. In addition to practicing law, I speak and write about family law issues. My first book, KEEPING IT CIVIL: The...
Brittany M. Yurchyk
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Norristown, PA Family Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(610) 275-0700 40 East Airy Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Family and Juvenile
Pepperdine University School of Law
While my main practice is family law, I specialize in alternative dispute resolution, equitable distribution, child custody, child and spousal support, abuse and domestic relations. After achieving a certificate in dispute resolution from the renowned Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University, I called upon that legal training and focused my practice on building effective solutions that meet my clients’ needs during a divorce or other family law matter.

Before moving to the Philadelphia area, I practiced family law at a firm in Pittsburgh and previously served as a law clerk to The Honorable William F. Ward in the...
Lori A. Frio-Walker
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Radnor, PA Family Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(215) 774-1149 150 North Radnor Chester Road
"not mailing address"
Radnor, PA 19087
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Estate Planning
Villanova University
Lori A. Frio-Walker, Esquire, devotes her practice primarily to all aspects of family and matrimonial law matters. Lori gained family law litigation experience in divorce, custody and support matters at Petrelli Law, P.C. Prior to working at Petrelli Law, P.C., Lori worked in the area of collaborative and amicable divorce. Lori received her J.D. degree from Villanova University School of Law and was the Editor-in-Chief of its Women’s Law Forum and Associate Editor of its Journal of Catholic Social Thought. Lori began her professional career as an associate attorney at a large regional firm in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania....
Guerline Ladouceur-Laurore
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Philadelphia , PA Family Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(215) 237-1000 2207 Chestnut Street,
First Floor
Philadelphia , PA 19103
Family and Immigration
Widener University Delaware School of Law
Shawn M Brothwell
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Pennsylvania Family Law Attorney

Shawn is an important part of the Criminal Defense, DUI and Domestic Litigation team at Ciccarelli Law Offices. Shawn Brothwell was born and raised in a small town in northeastern Pennsylvania. Shawn stayed in the area... Read More »
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Phyllis T. Bookspan Esq.
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Pennsylvania Family Law Attorney with 36 years experience

Phyllis Bookspan is a highly respected and experienced attorney with over 35 years experience. She founded Bookspan Family Law, LLC (BFL) with the goal to do family law differently--to present a holistic option for... Read More »
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Kathryn Hilbush
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(610) 892-7511 200 North Jackson Street
Media, PA 19063
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Baltimore School of Law
Phyllis T. Bookspan Esq.
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Media, PA Family Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(610) 565-6200 20 W 3rd St
#300
Media, PA 19063
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Juvenile
Georgetown University Law Center and Georgetown University Law Center
Phyllis Bookspan is a highly respected and experienced attorney with over 35 years experience. She founded Bookspan Family Law, LLC (BFL) with the goal to do family law differently--to present a holistic option for clients undergoing perhaps the second worst trauma in their lives and to help them get through it with the the best result, the least emotional angst. We believe in tamping down the fires rather than fueling them, but that does not mean that we don't fight hard for you in every aspect of your case-...
Patrick J Cooper
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(215) 814-0395 1489 Baltimore Pike
Suite 218
Springfield, PA, 19064
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy and Divorce
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Patrick J. Cooper, Esquire is a Partner in the Law firm of Sadek and Cooper. Patrick started with the firm in 2009 as an associate attorney and through his hard work and dedication the firm’s family law practice has flourished with hundreds of satisfied clients. Patrick became a named Partner of Sadek and Cooper in 2013. Patrick specializes in Divorce, Custody and Child Support and is also well-versed in the areas of Bankruptcy Law and Mortgage Foreclosure Defense.

Patrick is a Graduate of the Pennsylvania State University and The University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Patrick is active within the...
Mary Cushing Doherty
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Norristown, PA Family Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(610) 275-0700 40 East Airy Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Family and Divorce
Villanova University
With a distinguished record of professional and community service, Mary Cushing Doherty has more than 35 years of legal experience in the area of family law. She concentrates her practice on all aspects of marital dissolution and family law issues including divorce, child support, custody, spousal support and alimony, premarital agreement asset protection, complex property division, and more. Ms. Doherty is an experienced and certified Arbitrator and Mediator. She strives for the amicable resolution of divorce when possible; however, she is a zealous litigator when it serves the best interests of her clients.

Ms. Doherty has been an award-winning Course Planner...
Lisa Maria Shapson
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Philadelphia, PA Family Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(215) 790-8800 1528 Walnut Street
Suite 1100
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Family and Arbitration & Mediation
Villanova University School of Law
I am passionate about family law issues and write about them routinely for The Legal Intelligencer’s online family law column. If you need help with adoption, custody, divorce, name change, protection from abuse or support issues in either Philadelphia or surrounding Pennsylvania counties – or Burlington, Camden and Gloucester counties in New Jersey – I’m here for you, either as an advocate or mediation coach. I co-chair the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Equitable Distribution Committee, and have been named as a Super Lawyer in Pennsylvania and listed on the First Judicial District’s Pro Bono Roll of Honor for exemplary pro bono...
Jennifer Dumin
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Philadelphia, PA Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(215) 790-8800 1528 Walnut Street
Suite 1100
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Family and Divorce
Temple University
Jennifer Dumin has represented thousands of clients in family law matters, including custody, child and spousal support, and divorce in Philadelphia and the surrounding counties over the last seven years. Ms. Dumin earned her Juris Doctorate from the Temple University Beasley School of Law in 2006. Her undergraduate studies in child and family development and her graduate studies in social work provide for an attorney sensitive to the emotional issues inherent in this area of the law.
Melissa Marie Boyd
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Norristown, PA Family Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(610) 275-0700 40 East Airy Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Family, Divorce and Juvenile
University of Baltimore
Melissa M. Boyd is a partner with High Swartz LLP. She concentrates her practice on family law. She advocates in various areas including, but not limited to, divorce, pre-nuptial and post-divorce agreements, child custody and support, equitable distribution, alimony, adoptions, protection from abuse and juvenile law. She has dedicated much of her professional career to preserving the rights of children and their families.
She is a frequent presenter on family law topics for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, the Family Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Montgomery Bar Association.

Ms. Boyd is a fellow of the American Academy of...
C.J. Lyford
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Lafayette Hill, PA Family Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(610) 260-4055 632 Germantown Ave.
Lafayette Hill, PA 19444
Family and Immigration
Temple University
INTERNATIONAL ADOPTION (Clients in U.S. and Worldwide) Consultation and legal services to parents and agencies re preparation of Orphan Petitions and Hague Convention Petitions; Home Study and related pre and post adoption problems; Responses/Appeals re NOIDS, Petition denials, visa denials and related; Legalization of immigration status for adopted child; Applications for U.S. Citizenship; Citizenship problems. Adoption of overseas relative and identified child adoption. DOMESTIC ADOPTION(Limited to Pennsylvania): Independent and Agency adoptions; Stepparent, second parent and relative adoptions; Adoption finalizations and readoptions. (Adoptions handled in Montgomery, Philadelphia, Delaware, Chester,Bucks and Berks Counties) http://www.theadoptionguide.com/tools/attorney-search.php IMMIGRATION Family and General Immigration(Clients in U.S. and Worldwide) Adoptive mother of teenager...
Eileen Marie Murphy
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Philadelphia, PA Family Law Lawyer
(215) 790-8800 1528 Walnut Street, Suite 1100
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Family
Temple University Beasley School of Law
My goal is to provide compassionate guidance so you can navigate your situation with confidence. I am focused on understanding each client’s specific needs and concerns. No case is routine and no case is too complex. Together, we can create the best strategy for you, both financially and emotionally, whether it’s knowing when to fight in court, how to negotiate successfully with the other side or where to compromise to reach the best possible outcome.
Samantha Evian
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West Conshohocken, PA Family Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(610) 825-3634 100 Four Falls Corporate Center
1001 Conshohocken State Road, SUite 313
West Conshohocken, PA 19428
Family and Divorce
Temple University Beasley School of Law
Samantha Evian dedicates her career exclusively to representing family law clients in all aspects of matrimonial negotiation and litigation including divorce, support, child custody, alimony, equitable distribution and domestic violence in both New Jersey and in the Pennsylvania counties of Philadelphia, Montgomery, Delaware, Bucks and Chester. She has extensive experience with international divorce and custody matters, adoption and pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements.

Ms. Evian is an active member of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Family Law Division. She has also served as a volunteer in numerous civic projects, and contributes her time to various local charities including Hadassah, the Small...
C.J. Lyford
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Pennsylvania Family Law Lawyer with 36 years experience

INTERNATIONAL ADOPTION (Clients in U.S. and Worldwide) Consultation and legal services to parents and agencies re preparation of Orphan Petitions and Hague Convention Petitions; Home Study and related pre and post... Read More »
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Jordan Kelleher Reilly
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Media, PA Family Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(610) 400-1968 210 West Front Street
First Floor
Media, PA 19063
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
In my 19 years of practice I've learned what is most important; to fight for my clients with passion, to listen to them with compassion, and to maintain the highest standards of ethical responsibility.
Stephanie Stecklair
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Philadelphia, PA Family Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(215) 790-8800 1528 Walnut Street
Suite 1100
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Family
Widener University Delaware School of Law
I am zealous when helping clients navigate what can often be a confusing, discouraging and seemingly endless legal system, especially within family law matters. My top priority is helping individuals understand their options and working with them to proactively resolve domestic issues. I am compassionate and invested in achieving the best outcome for my clients in what is often one of the toughest experiences of their lives.
Arlene Glenn Simolike
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Philadelphia, PA Family Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(215) 335-9986 9223
Frankford Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19114
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Temple University
Michael Maroto
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Media, PA Family Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(610) 579-3986 200 West Front Street
Media, PA 19063
Family, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
Widener University Delaware School of Law and Widener University Delaware School of Law
Like many of the Firm’s attorneys, Mr. Maroto brings a multi-faceted approach to his cases and draws upon a solid understanding of legal, financial and tax issues germane in today’s complex litigation matters. Throughout his entire career, he has specialized in business and financial issues and how those issues relate to a client’s pending legal action. Because of his unique back-ground, Mr. Maroto is involved in many of the Firm’s complex litigation and business matters.

Mr. Maroto primarily concentrates his attention on the Firm’s growing business and estate law areas of practice and caters to those clients whose cases present problems...
Mr Peter Edward Bort
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Media, PA Family Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(484) 440-2002 20 West Front Street
Media, PA 19063
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Probate
Georgetown University Law Center
Bort Law exclusively utilizes a collaborative approach to divorce, child custody, support arrangements, prenuptial agreements, and many other family law matters. The goal of collaborative law is to solve problems together, restructure effective relationships for the future, and prevent unnecessary court battles. During face-to-face meetings, the parties and their collaborative team create a dialogue to produce an honest exchange of information and an expression of needs and expectations. Issues are openly discussed, and problem solving is direct and solution-oriented. The parties remain in control of the decisions that are made, rather than leaving the outcome up to a judge.

Serving...
Megan Watson
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Philadelphia, PA Family Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(215) 790-8800 1528 Walnut Street
Suite 1100
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Family and Arbitration & Mediation
Temple University Beasley School of Law
I have always been interested in family law and am fortunate to have started my legal career as a summer law clerk with Joni Berner and Margaret Klaw over 18 years ago. I am particularly passionate about children, family and civility and enjoy helping clients resolve legal issues as quickly and amicably as possible. I am licensed in both in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and am here to help you with your family law matter. In my spare time, I serve on the board at Philly VIP and am the proud mother of a son and daughter.
Kathryn Lyons
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Philadelphia, PA Family Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(215) 523-6900 1845 Walnut Street
19th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Family
Washington University in St. Louis
Kathryn Lyons has been a family law attorney since 2012. She practices in all areas of family law including divorce, child custody, visitation, child and spousal support, property distribution, paternity and post-degree litigation. A versatile attorney, Kathryn provides her clients with a wide range of legal options for resolving their disputes. She possesses the skills to provide the right means of solving the issues in each unique case, whether it involves artful negotiation, mediation, a contested evidentiary hearing, or trial.

Prior to joining Petrelli Previtera Schimmel, LLC, Kathryn worked at a prominent family law firm in Illinois, where she joined as...
James Cushing
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Philadelphia, PA Family Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(215) 563-7776 2047 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Family, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
Temple University
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Kelsey Catania
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Media, PA Family Law Lawyer with 3 years experience
(610) 278-1143 8 West Front Street
Media, PA 19063
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
Ave Maria School of Law
David Strenfel
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Paoli , PA Family Law Attorney with 2 years experience
(610) 643-4644 73 Chestnut Rd
Paoli , PA 19301
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Widener University
David was born and raised in Hunlock Creek, Pennsylvania in Luzerne County. After graduating from Lake-Lehman high school, David attended King’s College in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania where he studied Political Science. After graduating from King’s College David started his career as a computer programmer and database administrator.

David decided to pursue his passion for law and enrolled at Delaware Law, Widener University . While at Widener David was a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Society participating in numerous competitions where he was the winner of the scholastic competition and participant in the East Region Alternative Dispute Resolution competition in New...
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Dealing with family law issues?

Family law generally concerns domestic relations and family-related matters such as marriage, civil unions, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, guardianships, domestic abuse, surrogacy, child custody, child abduction, the dissolution of marriage and associated issues. Each state has its own set of family laws, and traveling across state borders can sometimes affect your rights and those of your family.

Contrary to popular belief, seeking the advice of a family law attorney does not necessarily mean that something is amiss in your family. A family law attorney can help negotiate prenuptial/premarital agreements for clients in anticipation of marriage or advise same-sex couples on relevant legal issues affecting their relationship. They also can help with adoption proceedings and other procedures involving children.

Family law attorneys often do represent clients seeking a divorce, annulment or legal separation, and the complicated issues that can arise as a result. Although domestic abuse is a criminal offense, some family law attorneys are skilled at handling these situations, as they are often entangled with other family law issues.

Some jurisdictions certify lawyers as family law specialists, which means these attorneys have met the certifying body's minimum requirements for education, experience, and examination.


No-Fault Proceeding: A civil case in which parties may resolve their dispute without a formal finding of error or fault.

Paternity Suit: A lawsuit to determine the father of a child whose parents were not married when the child was born.