Harrisburg Divorce & Family Law Lawyer, Pennsylvania


Ron  Legaspi Lawyer

Ron Legaspi

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Accident & Injury, Criminal, Divorce & Family Law, Estate, Medical Malpractice

Jose Legaspi is a practicing lawyer in the state of Pennsylvania.

Laurie A. Saltzgiver Lawyer

Laurie A. Saltzgiver

Divorce, Family Law, Child Support, Child Custody, Adoption

Ms. Saltzgiver joined the firm as an associate in 1991 and became a partner on July 1, 1998. Ms. Saltzgiver concentrates her practice in the areas of ... (more)

Michael D. Rentschler Lawyer

Michael D. Rentschler

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Criminal, DUI-DWI, Divorce & Family Law, Estate, Workers' Compensation

Michael Rentschler proudly serves Camp Hill, Pennsylvania and the neighboring communities in the areas of divorce & family law, criminal, and estate l... (more)

Debra R. Mehaffie Lawyer

Debra R. Mehaffie

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Divorce & Family Law

Mrs. Mehaffie is passionate about helping others. She received a B.A. in Elementary Education from the Pennsylvania State University in 1997. She enjo... (more)

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Gregory S. Hazlett

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Bankruptcy & Debt, Divorce & Family Law, Accident & Injury, Lawsuit & Dispute, Wills
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Gregory Hazlett is a practicing attorney in the state of Pennsylvania. He graduated from Widener University School of Law with his J.D. in 1993. He cu... (more)

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Shane L. Weaver

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Accident & Injury, Workers' Compensation, Divorce & Family Law, Consumer Protection, Employment

I have well over a decade of experience handling complex legal issues in various fields of the law. I look forward to counseling and representing yo... (more)

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Larry A. Weisberg

Social Security -- Disability, Class Action, Family Law, Pharmaceutical Product
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Nichole M. Staley O'Gorman

Criminal, Family Law, Mental Health, Prenuptial Agreements
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Jordan D. Cunningham

Real Estate, Litigation, Family Law, Corporate
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Bruce D. Foreman

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Collection
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LEGAL TERMS

CONSOLIDATED OMNIBUS BUDGET RECONCILIATION ACT (COBRA)

A federal law requiring that employers offer employees -- and their spouses and dependents -- continuing insurance coverage if their work hours are cut or they ... (more...)
A federal law requiring that employers offer employees -- and their spouses and dependents -- continuing insurance coverage if their work hours are cut or they lose their job for any reason other than gross misconduct. Courts are still in the process of determining the meaning of gross misconduct, but it's clearly more serious than poor performance or judgment. COBRA also makes an ex-spouse and children eligible to receive group rate health insurance provided by the other ex-spouse's employer for three years following a divorce.

CUSTODY (OF A CHILD)

The legal authority to make decisions affecting a child's interests (legal custody) and the responsibility of taking care of the child (physical custody). When ... (more...)
The legal authority to make decisions affecting a child's interests (legal custody) and the responsibility of taking care of the child (physical custody). When parents separate or divorce, one of the hardest decisions they have to make is which parent will have custody. The most common arrangement is for one parent to have custody (both physical and legal) while the other parent has a right of visitation. But it is not uncommon for the parents to share legal custody, even though one parent has physical custody. The most uncommon arrangement is for the parents to share both legal and physical custody.

PETITIONER

A person who initiates a lawsuit. A synonym for plaintiff, used almost universally in some states and in others for certain types of lawsuits, most commonly div... (more...)
A person who initiates a lawsuit. A synonym for plaintiff, used almost universally in some states and in others for certain types of lawsuits, most commonly divorce and other family law cases.

SEPARATE PROPERTY

In community property states, property owned and controlled entirely by one spouse in a marriage. At divorce, separate property is not divided under the state's... (more...)
In community property states, property owned and controlled entirely by one spouse in a marriage. At divorce, separate property is not divided under the state's property division laws, but is kept by the spouse who owns it. Separate property includes all property that a spouse obtained before marriage, through inheritance or as a gift. It also includes any property that is traceable to separate property -- for example, cash from the sale of a vintage car owned by one spouse before marriage-and any property that the spouses agree is separate property. Compare community property and equitable distribution.

DILUTION

A situation in which a famous trademark or service mark is used in a context in which the mark's reputation for quality is tarnished or its distinction is blurr... (more...)
A situation in which a famous trademark or service mark is used in a context in which the mark's reputation for quality is tarnished or its distinction is blurred. In this case, trademark infringement exists even though there is no likelihood of customer confusion, which is usually required in cases of trademark infringement. For example, the use of the word Candyland for a pornographic site on the Internet was ruled to dilute the reputation of the Candyland mark for the well-known children's game, even though the traditional basis for trademark infringement (probable customer confusion) wasn't an issue.

STEPPARENT ADOPTION

The formal, legal adoption of a child by a stepparent who is living with a legal parent. Most states have special provisions making stepparent adoptions relativ... (more...)
The formal, legal adoption of a child by a stepparent who is living with a legal parent. Most states have special provisions making stepparent adoptions relatively easy if the child's noncustodial parent gives consent, is dead or missing, or has abandoned the child.

MARRIAGE

The legal union of two people. Once a couple is married, their rights and responsibilities toward one another concerning property and support are defined by the... (more...)
The legal union of two people. Once a couple is married, their rights and responsibilities toward one another concerning property and support are defined by the laws of the state in which they live. A marriage can only be terminated by a court granting a divorce or annulment. Compare common law marriage.

PALIMONY

A non-legal term coined by journalists to describe the division of property or alimony-like support given by one member of an unmarried couple to the other afte... (more...)
A non-legal term coined by journalists to describe the division of property or alimony-like support given by one member of an unmarried couple to the other after they break up.

OPEN ADOPTION

An adoption in which there is some degree of contact between the birthparents and the adoptive parents and sometimes with the child as well. As opposed to most ... (more...)
An adoption in which there is some degree of contact between the birthparents and the adoptive parents and sometimes with the child as well. As opposed to most adoptions in which birth and adoption records are sealed by court order, open adoptions allow the parties to decide how much contact the adoptive family and the birthparents will have.