Pottstown, Pennsylvania Family Lawyers

Samantha Evian
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Strong and compassionate family law attorney. Call today!

I’m an experienced family lawyer and will fight for your rights and help you through every stage of your case. My practice includes simple and complex divorce cases, spousal support, child support, and child custody. Read More »
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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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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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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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Shawn M Brothwell
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Compassionate and experienced family law representation. Free consultation!

I’m an experienced Pennsylvania 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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Charles Rick
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Pottstown, PA Family Law Lawyer
(610) 850-9036 933 N. Charlotte Street
Suite 3-B
Pottstown, PA 19464
Family, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
Loyola University New Orleans
Attorney Rick started working in the legal field as a file clerk for Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrère & Denègre LLP, a large, widely-known law firm in New Orleans, Louisiana in 2006. During law school, he began working with Usry, Weeks & Matthews A.P.L.C. up until he graduated from Loyola University, College of Law in New Orleans, Louisiana. He subsequently returned to Pennsylvania and began working at a small neighborhood law firm as an associate attorney. In 2012, he began working at Roland Stock, a solid and well established law firm in Reading, PA. ...
Levi S. Wolf
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Pottstown, PA Family Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(610) 323-7436 800 East High Street
P.O. Box 444
Pottstown, PA 19464-0444
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Workers' Comp
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Levi S. Wolf is Certified as a specialist in the practice of workers' compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Section on Workers' Compensation Law as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Mr. Wolf was born in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, and educated in the Pottstown elementary schools through sixth grade. He graduated from The Hill School in 1989, earning membership in the Cum Laude Honor Society. Mr. Wolf began his undergraduate studies in the University of Pittsburgh College of Engineering, where he was an Engineering Honors Scholar. He then transferred to the University of Pittsburgh College of Arts and...
Julie J. Marburger
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Pottstown, PA Family Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(610) 323-7436 800 East High Street
P.O. Box 444
Pottstown, PA 19464
Family and Divorce
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Julie Marburger focuses her practice in the area of Family Law, specifically Divorce, Custody and Support. She graduated from the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina with a double Bachelor of Arts in Historic Preservation & Community Planning, as well as Art History. She then proceeded to graduate school at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, where she obtained a Masters of Historic Preservation and participated in the Pi Kappa Sigma Honors Fraternity. Ms. Marburger attended law school at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School, where she received the Dean’s Award, graduated a semester early and was in the...
Peter J Dolan
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Pottstown, PA Family Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(610) 906-3147 1800 E. High Street, Suite 150
Pottstown, PA 19464
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Social Security Disability
Temple University
I have been serving the Pottstown area and Berks County as an attorney since 1999. I concentrate my practice in family law, (divorce, custody, support, alimony) and Estates planning and administration. My client is always the boss. I give good legal advice and follow the goals of my client. I work hard to resolve issues amicably, when possible, and through the Courts, when necessary.
Bruce L. Baldwin
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Pottstown, PA Family Law Attorney
(610) 323-7436 800 East High Street
PO Box 444
Pottstown, PA 19464
Family, Divorce and Personal Injury
Villanova University
Bruce L. Baldwin was born June 6, 1959 in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Souderton Area High School in 1977. Mr. Baldwin attended West Chester University, graduating in 1981 with a Bachelor of Arts in Literature, Summa Cum Laude. Following his undergraduate work, Mr. Baldwin studied at Villanova University School of Law, where he was active in the Moot Court Board, and earned his Juris Doctor in 1984. Mr. Baldwin began his practice of law in Collegeville before coming to Pottstown in 1987, where he has practiced law with firm founder Jack Wolf ever since. Mr. Baldwin...
Allan J Ray Esq.
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Pottstown, PA Family Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(484) 948-3276 1800 East High St.
Suite 150
Pottstown, PA 19464
Family, Estate Planning, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
Pennsylvania State University - Dickinson School of Law
Robert Taylor McClintock
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Pottstown, PA Family Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(610) 850-9036 Suite 3B
Pottstown, PA 19464
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
Widener University Delaware School of Law
Matthew T. Hovey
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Pottstown, PA Family Law Attorney
(610) 323-7436 800 East High Street
P.O. Box 444
Pottstown, PA 19464
Family, Divorce and Municipal
Villanova University
Matthew T. Hovey was born in Kingston, PA and grew up in Forty Fort, PA, in Luzerne County. Mr. Hovey received his Bachelor of Arts from Moravian College in 2006, with a major in Political Science and a Minor in History. He was a member of Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society (Political Science) and Phi Alpha Theta Honor Society (History). Mr. Hovey studied at Villanova Law School, where he was a published member of Villanova University's Law Review and Reimels Moot Court Competition. He earned his Juris Doctor in 2009, and was admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar in 2010...
Pottstown, PA Family Law Lawyer
(610) 323-1400 1129 High St
Pottstown, PA 19464
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Pottstown, PA Family Law Lawyer
(610) 674-1200 1800 East High Street, Suite 150
Pottstown, PA 19464
Family, Divorce, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
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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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 »
Pottstown, PA Family Law Attorney
(610) 323-5300 152 E High St
Pottstown, PA 19464
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
Pottstown, PA Family Law Lawyer
(610) 323-5700 1296 High St
Pottstown, PA 19464
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
Pottstown, PA Family Law Attorney
(610) 323-5700 1296 High St
Pottstown, PA 19464
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Estate Planning
Pottstown, PA Family Law Attorney
(610) 323-3306 224 King St
Pottstown, PA 19464
Family, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
Pottstown, PA Family Law Lawyer
(610) 326-8280 248 King St
Pottstown, PA 19464
Family and Divorce
Pottstown, PA Family Law Lawyer
(610) 323-4100 240 King St
Pottstown, PA 19464
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Real Estate
Matthew Roy Kessler
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Douglassville, PA Family Law Attorney
(610) 385-1090 1008 Benjamin Franklin Highway West
Douglassville, PA 19518
Family, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
Widener University Delaware School of Law
Attorney Kessler has been practicing law in Southeastern Pennsylvania since 1998 and was the founder of the Law Offices of Matthew R. Kessler, L.L.C., located in Douglassville, PA, in 2005.
James L. Markofski
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Gilbertsville, PA Family Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(610) 367-4444 1258 East Philadelphia Ave
Gilbertsville, PA 19525
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
James attended Malvern Preparatory School and is a 1978 graduate of Wyoming Seminary College Preparatory School of Kingston, Pennsylvania. James also attended the University of Miami and University of Scranton, graduating in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. In 1986, James was awarded a Juris Doctor degree from Duquesne University School of Law. From 1986 through 1989, James was a Montgomery County Assistant District Attorney on the Major Crimes Unit and the Sex Crimes Unit, which he captained toward the end of his tenure with the DA's Office. Upon concluding his career as a prosecutor, James joined...
Henry Charles Markofski
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Gilbertsville, PA Family Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(610) 367-4444 1258 East Philadelphia Avenue
Gilbertsville, PA 19525
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Widener University Delaware School of Law
Charles graduated from the Hill School in 1973 and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Catholic University of America in 1977. He received a Juris Doctor degree from the Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Delaware in 1981. Charles was hired as an Assistant District Attorney in Montgomery County from 1981 to 1985. Charles was admitted to practice before the following Courts: Supreme Court of Pennsylvania - 1981 U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania - 1984 Supreme Court of Florida - 1984 United States Patent and Trademark Office – 1992 He went on to...
Cary B. Hall
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Norristown, PA Family Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(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...
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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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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Jonathon Luff
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Paoli, PA Family Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(610) 643-4644 73 Chestnut Road
Paoli, PA 19301
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 600 West Germantown Pike
Suite 400
Plymouth Meeting , PA 19462
Free ConsultationPlymouth Meeting , 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. ...
Matthew Fox
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(610) 924-2870 516 DeKalb Street
Suite C
Norristown, PA 19401
Norristown, 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....
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...
Lori A. Frio-Walker
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Bala Cynwyd, PA Family Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(215) 774-1149 333 East City Ave
"not mailing address"
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
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....
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...
Eric Michael Gibson
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Wyomissing, PA Family Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(610) 685-8000 1118 Penn Avenue
Wyomissing, PA 19610
Free ConsultationFamily, DUI, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Eric grew up in Maryland then attended college at Gettysburg. He went on to graduate from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.
Rebecca Ann Smith
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Wyomissing , PA Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(610) 685-8000 1118 Penn Avenue
Wyomissing , PA 19610
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Dickinson School of Law
Ryan William McAllister
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Reading, PA Family Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(610) 372-5128 602-604 Court Street
Reading, PA 19601
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Villanova University School of Law
Ryan McAllister is a founding partner of Ebner, Nevins & McAllister, LLC. He practices primarily in the areas of criminal defense and Driving Under The Influence Defense (DUI). He has successfully represented clients in all types of criminal matters, ranging from traffic offenses at the district justice level to jury trials involving serious felonies. Additionally, Attorney McAllister handles family law matters, including divorce, custody, and support. He also handles landlord / tenant matters in the magisterial district courts and the court of common pleas.

Mr. McAllister is a graduate of the Villanova University School of Law in Villanova, Pennsylvania,...
Anne M. Gibson
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Wyomissing, PA Family Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(610) 685-8000 1118 Penn Avenue
Wyomissing, PA 19610
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Anne has been a practicing attorney since 2007. She began her work by clerking for the now President Judge of the Lancaster Court of Common Pleas, the Honorable Dennis Reinaker. Anne then pursued her legal career helping individuals who are unable to afford attorney on their own as a trial attorney in the Lancaster County Public Defenders Office. Anne along with her Husband became partners at Bentley, Gibson, Kopecki, Smith, P.C. where she practices Family Law cases, including Divorce and Child Custody as well as handling DUI and other Criminal Law matters.
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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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...
Amy J. Miller
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Fleetwood, PA Family Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(610) 944-1959 22 E. Main Street
Fleetwood, PA 19522
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Probate
Widener University Commonwealth Law School
Attorney Miller has been practicing in Berks County and Lehigh County since 2011. She primarily practices family law which includes divorce, custody, support, adoptions, name changes and pre and post nuptial agreements. She also assists clients in estate planning and probate matters.
Attorney Miller proudly participates in the Berks County Pro Bono Representation Program, the Modest Means Program and volunteers with Wills for Heroes.
Michelle Power
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West Chester, PA Family Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(610) 696-4760 60 W. Boot Road
Suite 201
West Chester, PA 19380
Family, Divorce and Estate Planning
Widener University Delaware School of Law
Michelle Power has brought her family law experience to a history-rich firm that has been serving Pennsylvania and New Jersey residents for over 60 years. The Charleston firm is conveniently located right outside the West Chester borough. We place our client's needs at the forefront of everything we do and we believe the highest compliments are referrals. However, we offer free consultations to everyone because we know hiring an attorney may be a major decision in your life. We want you to feel 100% comfortable with the lawyer you are about to choose and we want to make sure all...
Mr. Ryan L Hyde
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Exton , PA Family Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(484) 886-4271 600 Eagleview Boulevard, Suite 300
Exton , PA 19341
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Villanova University School of Law
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 attorneys on Economic Crimes, Arson Crimes and Special Investigations Unit. ...
Ann Funge
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Radnor, PA Family Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(610) 977-0888 Radnor Financial Center, Suite F-200
150 Radnor-Chester Road
Radnor, PA 19087
Family, Appeals and Divorce
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Matthew M. Setley
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Wyomissing, PA Family Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(610) 898-9500 4 Park Plaza, 2nd Floor
Wyomissing, PA 19610
Family, Business, Municipal and Real Estate
Stetson University and The George Washington University Law School
Matthew M. Setley, Esq. joined the firm that would become Georgeadis||Setley in 2010. He focuses his practice on family law (divorce and custody) and civil litigation. Mr. Setley has extensive experience representing businesses and individuals in connection with a wide range of matters in Pennsylvania’s state and federal courts. He primarily focuses his practice in the legal fields of divorce, child custody, personal and business litigation matters, and select criminal defense work.

Mr. Setley earned his undergraduate degree in political science from The George Washington University (Washington, DC); thereafter, he earned his Juris Doctor, cum laude (with honors), from...
Penelope A. Boyd
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West Chester, PA Family Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(610) 692-3400 535 North Church Street
Suite 313
West Chester, PA 19380
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Education
Villanova University School of Law and Pennsylvania State University - University Park
Lauren M. Marks
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(610) 743-3449 720 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601
Free ConsultationReading, PA Family Law Attorney with 10 years experience
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Duquesne University
I am an experienced trial attorney specializing in family and criminal law. I am frequently appointed by the court to represent children in highly litigious custody cases as a Guardian ad Litem.
Adam T Katzman
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Creamery, PA Family Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(610) 409-2909 1117 Bridge Road, Suite A
PO Box 268
Creamery, PA 19430
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Estate Planning and Probate
Widener University Delaware School of Law
Igor Litvinov
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Reading, PA Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(610) 396-5405 606 N. 5th Street
Reading, PA 19601
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Attorney Igor Litvinov is the founder and practitioner at the Litvinov Law Firm. The Litvinov Law Firm specializes in the practice of Family and Criminal Law.
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Pottstown Family Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

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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.


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