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Child Custody

School Ordered to Provide Bussing Services to Both Parents’ Houses

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A case decided in January by the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court highlights a practical issue for many divorced parents with shared custody arrangements. As reported in The Legal Intelligencer, the case of Watts v. Manheim Township School District involved divorced parents who resided two miles apart in the same school district and shared equal custody time […]

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The 16 Step Guide to Pennsylvania Custody Decisions

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QUESTION:  “Who gets primary parenting rights?” Divorce involves making big decisions. Perhaps the biggest and most difficult of these decisions is “Who will raise the kids?” There are two ways that this decision can be made. You and your ex can choose a custody arrangement together, or a judge can choose for you. In 90 […]

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Does a Child Have a Choice?

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QUESTION: “At what age can my child choose where to live?” Children can never decide a custody case. If parents can’t agree on where a child will live, the decision is left up to the courts. The courts will consider the wishes of the child as well as 15 other custody factors. Considerations When a […]

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Marital Status Does Not Affect PA Child Custody

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QUESTION: My partner and I have two children but were never married. How are child custody and child support decided when dealing with children of unwed parents?”  According to a 2012 ABC News Report, more than 25 percent of children are born to couples who are in a committed relationship, but are not married. When […]

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A Philadelphia Grandparent’s Guide to Child Custody

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QUESTION: “Under what conditions will a judge grant my request for visitation with my grandchild?” In most cases, the best person to care for the child is the child’s parents. Sadly, this isn’t always true. There are circumstances when living with a parent could put the child in danger of abuse or neglect. When this […]

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The Best PA Custody Plan for Your Family

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QUESTION: “How do we decide whether sole child-custody or joint child-custody is best for our family?” There is no doubt that creating a custody plan can be the most difficult part of a divorce. Each parent wants the best for the child, but parents may not agree on what “the best” means. Understanding your custody […]

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Overall I was pleased with the results of my divorce case. The entire Petrelli Previtera team truly cares about their clients. Luckily for me, I was paired up with an amazing team helping all the way. If you happen to work with this firm and with the lawyers you’ll be in great hands. It was such an excellent service and it was beyond I expected.

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