Legal Articles, Divorce & Family Law

Guardianship and Conservatorship

Guardianship and Conservatorship for an Adult

Minor Guardianships

Obtaining a guardianship over a minor.

Family Adoption/Grandparent Adoption

Family member adoption, Grandparent, Aunt, Uncle, brother, sister, any one related to the adoptee.

Step parent Adoption In Michigan

Adoption procedure for a parent and step parent to adopt the parent's child. Termination of the parental rights of the other parent.

Adopting a Newborn In Michigan

Procedure for Adopting a baby in Michigan. The do's and don'ts for the adopting couple.

What are the Grounds for Divorce in Pennsylvania?

The Complaint for Divorce is the initial document filed with the Pennsylvania court requesting the court to terminate the marriage under certain specified grounds.

What I Need To Know To File For Divorce In Pennsylvania

Deciding to file for a divorce can be a long and emotional process that affects you and those around you. Below is some preliminary information to consider.

What is Spousal Support and or Child Support and How Much Do I Need To Pay?

Divorce/Separation and Spousal Support: There are three types of spousal support. The first two are support and alimony pendent lite (APL). The third is alimony.

When Can I Deduct Alimony on my Federal Tax Return?

When divorce occurs, one ex-spouse is often obligated to make continuing payments to the other spouse. However for the payments to be deducted by the payer, they must meet the tax-law definition of alimony.

What Is A Marital Asset in Pennsylvania?

Pennsylvania is an equitable distribution state when it comes to splitting up marital assets in a divorce. Equitable distribution does not mean a 50-50 split but, rather, it mandates a fair division of marital property.

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