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Pennsylvania Family Law

Exclusive Possession Of Marital Home

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There are no hard and fast rules dictating who should remain in the shared residency, but generally speaking, courts will often grant one party exclusive use and possession of the marital home. If you’d like to be the one remaining in the marital home, then you’ll have to petition the court for exclusive occupancy.

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Lump Sum Alimony Payment: Is This a Good Choice for You?

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Alimony or spousal support is a financial payment made to a former spouse after separation or divorce. The purpose of alimony is to recognize a lower-income spouse’s contribution to a marriage and help that spouse become financially independent. Traditionally, alimony payments are made monthly, but there are exceptions. One of which is a lump sum […]

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Establishing Paternity in Pennsylvania and New Jersey

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The process to establish paternity is fairly simple in most cases. Either by agreement or legal assumption, the paternity of a child is often straightforward. In other cases, however, the process is more complicated because either the father denies his paternity or the mother challenges his claim to paternity. This leads to a situation sometimes […]

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Involuntary Termination of Parental Rights

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How does a mother involuntarily terminate her parental rights? A recent case of involuntarily termination of parental rights involves the removal and placement of a child into foster care after the Department of Household Services (DHS) received a report that the child was sexually abused by the father and the mother, suffering from drug addiction and […]

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Family Law v. Criminal Law

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Much confusion exists as to when a district attorney’s office will bring criminal charges stemming from family-law related disputes. Despite the inherent conflicts involved when domestic disputes occur because of the pre-existing intimate relationship, parental ties, or the financial relationship of the parties, a district attorney’s greatest concern is maintaining the safety and well-being of […]

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