All Parenting Plans Are Not Equal

By Marsha Kline Pruett Parenting plans are about each parent’s desire for access to his or her children and an opportunity to be involved in the activities and responsibilities of parenting. The plans are all about time – how much and when. Download full article (PDF)

My Parents Are Getting Divorced

By Philip M. Stahl If your parents are getting a divorce, you probably have many questions about how your life will change. Download full article (PDF)

Pennsylvania divorce: Helping the kids adjust to the changes

Parents cannot eradicate the upheaval and upset their divorce may cause their kids, but there are things they can do to help them cope. The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports that 33,749 couples across the state got divorced or had their marriages annulled in 2016 alone. While the breakup of a marriage may be trying […]

Child’s Opinion in Custody

Any custody award in Pennsylvania is to be based on the best interests of the child. Section 5328 of the Domestic Relations statue lays out 15 factors to be considered when awarding custody in addition to any relevant factor. One of enumerated factors is “the well-reasoned preference of the child, based on the child’s maturity […]