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Understanding Inheritance Tax

May 15, 2020

Pennsylvania requires some beneficiaries to pay an inheritance tax on most assets that are transferred when someone dies. Knowing how …

5 Reasons to Consider a Prenuptial Agreement

January 03, 2020

When you’re about to get married, divorce is most likely the last thing on your mind, but circumstances can change. …

Guardianship Vs. Power of Attorney: What’s the Difference?

December 20, 2019

Power of attorney and guardianship both authorize someone else to act on the behalf of a person who is incapacitated …

How Spousal Support is Determined in Pennsylvania

December 06, 2019

Also called spousal support, alimony is an ongoing payment one spouse makes to the other to provide financial support during …

The Importance of Estate Planning for Single Parents

November 15, 2019

Being a single parent is challenging, and estate planning is often pushed aside in the flurry of responsibilities like work, …

Why You Should Avoid Social Media when Going through a Divorce

October 04, 2019

Many people use social media as a way to stay connected with loved ones and express themselves. However, it’s not …

How to Modify a Child Support Order in PA

September 19, 2019

In Pennsylvania, both parents are required to support their children until the age of 18, sometimes even longer. However, financial …

When can Grandparents Seek Custody of a Grandchild?

September 05, 2019

Grandparents often play a vital role in children’s lives, and may step in when a parent is unable to care …

Child Support vs. Child Custody in Pennsylvania

July 08, 2019

When it comes to issues surrounding child custody and financial support, it is important to understand the law to ensure …

Litigation, Mediation and Arbitration : What’s the Difference?

May 10, 2019

Although many people think of legal disputes as issues that play out in front of a judge or jury, most …