Relocating to Another State? What You Need to Know About Transferring a Guardianship to that New State

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By: Robert B. George, Esquire           Given our increasing mobility, you, like many other families, may find yourself in need of transferring an existing guardianship between states.  Whether it is the result of a new job, better support system to meet the ward’s needs, or a more favorable climate, you may […]

Til Death Do Us Part? What Happens When One Party To A Divorce Action Dies While It’s Still Pending?

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By: Robert B. George, Esquire Under Pennsylvania law, the direction that a pending divorce action will take if one of the parties dies before the case has been concluded depends upon whether grounds for divorce have been established.  So if a party to a divorce dies while the case is still pending, the surviving spouse […]

Should We Draw a Line Down the Middle of our Marital Residence like in War of the Roses? Exclusive Possession in Pennsylvania

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By: Robert B. George, Esquire Under current Pennsylvania law, both spouses have the right to equal access to the marital residence after a divorce action has commenced.  This means that both spouses have the right to continue to reside in the residence if they so choose following the commencement of a divorce action by one […]

HOME FIELD ADVANTAGE: PA CHILD CUSTODY LAW MAY RESTRICT RELOCATION OF CHILDREN

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By: Robert B. George, Esquire Separated or divorced parents of minor children often find themselves needing or wanting to relocate with their children to another residence for one of many reasons, such as the opportunity for new employment, remarriage, or a simple desire to reside in a different climate.  Whether you are the parent who […]

It’s All About the Kids: How Divorce Affects Children’s Financial Aid for College

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By:      Robert B. George, Esquire Not surprisingly, prospective as well as returning college students often find themselves unable to pay for their college education, as a result of which many students  need to seek assistance through financial aid. Many students will apply for financial aid by filing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid, […]

You Have No Right! Termination of Parental Rights in PA

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By: Robert B. George, Esquire When parental rights are terminated for a child, it is as though the child were never born to that parent. There are two types of termination of parental rights: voluntary and involuntary.

GRAND PARENTING? CUSTODIAL & VISITATION RIGHTS OF GRANDPARENTS IN PENNSYLVANIA

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By: Robert B. George, Esquire A parent’s right to raise a child has its basis in the U.S. Constitution, which protects a parent’s rights to make educational, medical, and even visitation decisions on a child’s behalf. Typically, if a parent doesn’t want a child to visit with a certain relative or other person, including a […]

“Til Death Do Us Part” Just Got Shorter: Pennsylvania Divorce Code’s New One-Year Separation Period

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By:    Robert B. George, Esquire rgeorge@dioriosereni.com When first enacted in 1980, Pennsylvania’s Divorce Code required a three-year separation period before a divorce could be obtained on no-fault grounds without consent. In 1988, the law was amended to reduce the waiting period to two years. Legislation to further reduce the waiting period, known as House […]

Oh, Snap! Beware of the Dangers of Snapchat

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By: Robert B. George, Esquire rgeorge@dioriosereni.com   Word to the wise, be careful what you are posting and/or sharing on Social Media these days as it could very well come back to haunt and hurt you – including being used as evidence against you in civil and/or criminal matters. Today’s exploding Social Media is revolutionizing […]

SHOW ME THE MONEY: HOW TO ENSURE FAIR CHILD SUPPORT PAYMENTS

BY: Robert B. George, Esq. rgeorge@dioriosereni.com With the recent end of the 2015 tax year, it may be an opportune time to review your case if you are a party to a Support Action, whether as an Obligee – the one to whom a support obligation is owed, or the Obligor – the one who […]

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