By Erin Patton | Published April 29, 2020 | Posted in COVID-19, Family Law | Tagged Tags: corona virus, covid, family, stimulus check | Comments Off on Who Gets the Stimulus Check When Spouses Are Separated or Divorcing?
Going through a divorce is stressful enough, but the coronavirus pandemic spreading throughout the United States presents additional complications for spouses who have decided to split. In addition to changes that might need to be made regarding custody and visitation arrangements while travel is restricted, negotiations over property division need to address any new economic Read MoreRead More
During a crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic, family becomes more important than ever, especially for children whose schedules have been disrupted by long-term school closures and the cancellation of other activities. Parents who are divorced or live apart for other reasons know the importance of maintaining healthy communication through difficult situations. Though this situation Read MoreRead More
The more time your attorney spends on your divorce case, the higher your fees will be. Labor equals expense, which only makes sense. Litigation takes a lot of time and can last up to several years in court. It is also very adversarial and emotionally draining. In divorces that involve substantial and complex finances, litigation Read MoreRead More
How much you pay in child support ultimately depends on the Pennsylvania child support guidelines. By working with a knowledgeable attorney you can find out how the law applies to your divorce. The PA Code on Support Guidelines base support payments mainly on two factors — both parents’ net monthly income and the number of Read MoreRead More
For some time, paternity has been a family law issue, but even more so because of both the increased number of unmarried women and the increased rate of divorce. Through genetic testing, medical professionals can be 99 percent sure about a child’s paternity. Establishing paternity benefits a child because the child receives child support payments, Read MoreRead More
Collaborative law, also called the collaborative process, collaborative practice or for divorcing couples, collaborative divorce, is a legal approach that law firms have used since the 1980s. According to an article published by the American Bar Association (ABA), in 2007, the International Association of Collaborative Practice (IACP) conducted a survey of clients who participated in Read MoreRead More
Welcome to the blog of attorney Catherine H. Voit, whose West Chester, Pennsylvania office handles cases involving divorce and family law matters. Catherine has more than 25 years of experience providing clients throughout Chester, Montgomery and Delaware counties with personalized representation and aggressive advocacy. The more you know about the law, the better prepared you Read MoreRead More