Recent EEOC Lawsuit Over Race Discrimination

It is sometimes difficult for employers to discern what constitutes racial discrimination. A recent lawsuit brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) against an Alabama insurance company is a case in point. An EEOC news release reported a case where the EEOC accused Catastrophe Management Solutions, based in Mobile, Alabama, of discriminating against an […]

Choosing Between Divorce Mediation and Collaborative Divorce in Pennsylvania

by Robert M. Diorio Individuals entering into divorce may rely on the courts to make decisions on their settlement issues. However, many couples choose to retain control over their futures by negotiating settlements out of court. While it sometimes may not seem possible to come to agreement on issues pertaining to the children, property division […]

DOMA’s Demise And The Effect On Employment Law

The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling last summer on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) has wide-reaching effects on areas of law other than marriage. In particular, employment law, as it relates to marriage, has changed with this DOMA ruling. The most apparent change is in states that recognize same-sex marriages and now must offer employment […]

Why Are More Couples Pursuing Uncontested, No-Fault Divorces?

by Robert M. Diorio When a divorce is uncontested, both parties agree to the terms of the divorce for child custody, visitation, child support, property division and spousal support (if applicable). By contrast, in a contested divorce, parties cannot agree on the terms or conditions for divorce. They often have conflicts, despite having tried to […]

The Difference between Divorce and Legal Separation in Delaware County and Throughout Pennsylvania

Many married couples experience such significant conflicts that they know their marriages must end. However, others may feel they can potentially resolve their conflicts by spending some time apart while they undergo counseling to work through their issues. In the early days of a marriage, couples can simply take up different residences to separate. However, […]

Divorce and Being a Stepparent

In today’s society, many couples divorce, then find other partners and remarry. Children often end up with sets of parents, their biological parents and their stepparents. For stepparents and children, what role to assume may be confusing. An article published in U.S. News addressed this issue, taking information from a various social work studies done […]

Can Uncontested Divorce Protect Your Rights under Pennsylvania Divorce Laws?

Due to the emotionally charged circumstances that may lead couples to divorce, many people believe they must count on the courts to help them obtain a fair settlement. Some situations — such as an imbalance of power or abuse within a marriage — may require filing a contested divorce in court. However, most divorcing couples […]

The Impact of Federal Employment Law on Workers in Delaware County, PA

The recent economic downturn adds urgency to individuals looking for employment or ensuring they retain the jobs they have. Many employers now require more time and effort from their employees. In addition, with a larger labor pool to choose from, employers may base their hiring decisions on issues unrelated to qualifications. However, federal laws protect […]

Chester County Authorities Sued For Ex-Worker’s Puzzling Firing

Wed, Oct. 14, 2009 By WILLIAM BENDER Philadelphia Daily News benderw@phillynews.com 215-854-5255 David London, an Army veteran, was riding high last October after receiving a big promotion at the Chester County courthouse. The following day, London claims, he became entangled in a bureaucratic nightmare that resulted in him being fired from his job and kicked […]

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