Our child custody clients often ask us for tips and advice as to how to make co-parenting after a split-up or post-divorce an easier process. Our blog today discusses the do’s and don’ts of co-parenting and provides some helpful tips for how to make this process less stressful for both parents.
Our Pennsylvania Family Law clients often ask about the admissibility of text messages and social media profiles/messages in family law matters. While this area of the law is constantly changing, any person anticipating being involved in a family law case must assume that their “internet persona” could potentially be used in court as evidence, especially in a child custody matter.
Our blog today discusses the steps in the child custody process in Pennsylvania, and specifically in Allegheny County. While all counties are similar, Allegheny County has adopted a unique program called “Generations” that is a mandatory program for any parent going through a custody matter in Allegheny County.
Grandparents often have questions for our Child Custody Attorneys with regard to their rights in a child custody matter and when they have the ability to file a request for custody rights to their grandchildren in Pennsylvania. Our blog today discusses the basics of grandparent custody under the PA statutes.
Myths About Pennsylvania Custody Law
One of the fictions that exists surrounding child custody laws in Pennsylvania is that fathers do not have the right to equal child custody. Many fathers seeking custody of their children often share this falsehood, or believe it to be true. Our blog today debunks this myth and discusses custody rights for both parents in Pennsylvania.
The custody of minor children in Pennsylvania is determined by the “best interests of the child” standard. The courts take into consideration multiple factors listed in the Pennsylvania statutes that judges should consider when determining who gets custody. Continue reading