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Child Support

Child Support and Your Special Needs Child

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QUESTION: “What are the unique factors that must be accounted for when negotiating a divorce agreement where there is a special needs child?”  One in five families American households includes a child with special needs. This means that the child has a physical, mental, developmental or emotional condition that requires additional medical care, mental health […]

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PA Video Resources

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What am I entitled to during my divorce? Temporary Custody Order vs. Final Custody Order: What’s the Difference? Petrelli Previtera – Basics of PA Divorce – Part I: Fault or No-Fault Divorce? Why should I hire Petrelli Previtera, LLC to represent me? Top 5 Questions to Ask at your Consultation How is joint debt (such […]

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What Happens If Your Ex Violated a Court Order?

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By the time the dust settles in a divorce case, there are often several court orders in place. This is especially true if the divorced couple has children together. When someone fails to comply with the terms of an order, they could face court appearances, fines and jail time. The charge might also impact their […]

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Qualified Medical Child Support Order (QMCSO)

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We hear the term “QDRO” bounced around all the time in divorce cases, but what we don’t hear often is “QMCSO.” It certainly doesn’t roll off your tongue as mellifluously, but it’s equally important. QMCSO stands for Qualified Medical Child Support Order and serves to enforce the 1993 amendment to the Employee Retirement Income Security […]

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Do You Need to Modify a Court Order?

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You have already completed your divorce, but something in your life drastically changes. What happens when circumstances involving your career, finances or living situation have changed? Even after your divorce has concluded, you have the right to petition the court for a modification of orders when necessary. Below are a few situations in which you […]

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Who is Responsible for Paying the Cost of College?

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In the State of Pennsylvania, neither parent has a legal obligation to pay for their child’s education. If parents are divorcing, and college imminent, an attorney should counsel his/her client on college expenses. In some cases, it may be worthwhile for divorcing spouses to reach an agreement concerning college education in addition to a child […]

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Client Testimonials

They are amazing! I highly recommend anyone that is in need of assistance with child support hearings to seek out the expertise and experience of this law firm and staff! They handled my case quickly and I feel that my money was put to good use. Much appreciated! Nothing less than five stars!

Alana Deverson

I just want to say GREAT JOB! She is a no nonsense professional with years of experience that qualifies her as a skilled Family Law attorney. She is seasoned, sensitive, and most of all she cares. She made things easy for me. Definitely recommend!

Kimberly Colby

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.

A Family Law Client Chevy Chase , MD

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