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How Does A Court Approve Relocation in Pennsylvania

January 27th, 2019|

All parents should remember that Pennsylvania Courts have a legal duty to rule in favor of the best interests of the children in a custody dispute or relocation case. Announcing the news of a move without proper notice can be detrimental to all parties involved. The rules and requirements for relocating in Pennsylvania are very concise.

A judge reviewing a request […]

Child Custody and Relocation

January 11th, 2019|

In Pennsylvania, no parent or party who has custodial rights may relocate without the consent of every other party with custodial rights. The parent who intends to move is required to provide notice within sixty (60) days of the intended move date, or within ten days of finding out that they need to relocate. As a result, if a custodial […]

Avoiding Tougher DUI Penalties

December 29th, 2018|

DUI is a very serious crime in Pennsylvania. Under the new DUI laws the penalties and legal consequences have become much stiffer. The new DUI law can negatively impact you and your loved ones for the rest of your life. Even prescription drugs can result in a DUI charge being brought against a driver who is impaired. A person who […]

New DUI Law Goes Into Effect

December 15th, 2018|

In Pennsylvania, the new Drinking and Driving laws have become stiffer and can negatively impact you or your loved ones who have been charged with DUI. Governor Tom Wolf recently signed Act 153 to increase the penalties related to Driving Under the Influence (DUI), driving on a license suspended after a DUI and DUI accidents that result in death and/or […]

Sex Crime Charges

November 20th, 2017|

Sex Crime Offenses are some of the most reprehensible and violent types of criminal behavior in our culture. Due to the severity and emotion of sex crimes, people are often quick to judge and prosecute individuals who are accused of these type of offenses.

If someone makes a wild accusation of sexual wrongdoing and you are summoned by police for […]

Drug Charges

November 8th, 2017|

Drug crimes such as drug possession, controlled substances, drug delivery or trafficking make up a large majority of arrests in and around central Pennsylvania. You need a knowledgeable and experienced attorney to help defend you effectively and to make sure you are protected to the full extent of the law.

There is no such thing as a “minor” drug offense. […]

Child Custody in a Divorce

October 26th, 2017|

One of the greatest or most important issue in any divorce case is child custody. Custody, parental rights and visitation with your children are serious questions parents must answer during the dissolution of marriage or a divorce.

You need a knowledgeable and experienced attorney to fight for you and to improve your odds of sole or joint custody with your […]

CAN I GET CHARGED FOR DUI WITH MARIJUANA

January 12th, 2017|

A person can be charged with DUI for many reasons. Although the state of Pennsylvania is considering legalizing recreational marijuana use, using or possessing marijuana is still a crime punishable by fines and jail time. In Pennsylvania, driving with any of the following in your system can lead to an arrest for DUI including: a controlled substance, an illegal substance, […]

NO CONSENT DIVORCE AND MUTUAL CONSENT DIVORCE

January 7th, 2017|

If you file for a Mutual Consent Divorce in Pennsylvania then the Court may grant the Divorce ninety (90) days after service of the complaint on the other spouse, and after you both sign and file the Affidavits of Consent. Once your spouse has signed the Acceptance of Service and ninety (90) days have passed then you and your spouse […]

DIVORCE AND THE NEW ONE-YEAR SEPARATION RULE

January 2nd, 2017|

There has been a recent change to the legal separation rule resulting in you and your spouse being able to get divorced more quickly. If only one spouse wants the divorce, then the couple now only needs to be separated for at least one year before a Divorce can be granted.

For purposes of Divorce in Pennsylvania, legal separation means you […]