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Custody Involving More Than The Natural Parents

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It is common knowledge (well, one would assume…) that matters regarding custody are determined in favor of the best interest of the child. When child custody issues arise involving natural parents and a third party, the third party faces a daunting task as the burden of proof relies on them to prove that the child’s […]

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Common Law Marriage, Not So Common Divorce

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In order to be released from the bonds of matrimony, you must first prove the existence of said relationship. Not a problem for most. However, it may not prove to be such an easy task if you are dealing with a Common Law Marriage. Specifically if you and your “spouse” disagree on the status of […]

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Is a Pennsylvania Uncontested Divorce Right for You?

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Not all Pennsylvania divorces are the same.  Some divorces are long, expensive, and painful court proceedings while others are relatively quiet and quick procedures.  One way to end your marriage quietly and quickly is to do so through an uncontested divorce – if it is appropriate for you. When Uncontested Divorces May be Appropriate Generally, […]

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Divorce, Facebook style

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Ken Savage’s marriage already was strained, but the first sign that something was egregiously, electronically wrong came a year and a half ago, when his wife started taking her laptop into a different room to check Facebook. Once, Savage walked in on her. She asked, startled, “What are you doing?” and shut the laptop with […]

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Do These Things Before Hiring A Divorce Lawyer

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Does it feel like it’s time to get serious about getting divorced? If you’re thinking that now is the time to get the proverbial wheels in motion, you may be looking to hire a divorce lawyer. Good legal representation is important, especially if the divorce is going to be complex or there are children, high-value […]

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Be Prepared for Your PA Divorce

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Divorce can be a stressful time but that stress can be minimized substantially when you have the right information and the right advice.  Are you preparing for a PA divorce?  Read on for some information that could help you prepare for as smooth a divorce as possible. Finance and Divorce Finance is a big part […]

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New Jersey Case Information Statement Explained

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If you have a contested family action in New Jersey and there are issues as to custody, support, alimony or equitable distribution, you will need to complete a Case Information Statement. The Case Information Statement, known as a CIS, must be filed with a Complaint or within 20 days of the filing of an Answer […]

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Client Testimonials

Here's what our clients have to say about working with us. Please note, results may vary based on individual circumstances.

Melinda Previtera, Esq. came highly recommended to our family. Her knowledge base, professionalism, and compassion paved the way for a successful outcome. Melinda is efficient, detailed, and informative. She helps manage expectations, and postures her client for a fair and equitable result. We are happy to recommend Melinda!

Jennifer A.

My experience was very good. Everyone was professional and attentive to my needs, keeping me updated every step of the way. I couldn’t ask for a better result, highly recommended.

David R.

My marriage life has been a hell for me for the past four years until I decided to put an end to what has to be ended. Choosing a lawyer was another additional stressful part of the long process. I’m so glad that I’ve found the right one for me at Petrelli Previtera. Life isn’t always fair, but at least having her in my corner, felt even better. I couldn’t recommend her highly enough!

Caitlin B.

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West Chester, PA. 19380
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