Let’s Talk Child Custody and Quarantines

Click here to listen. How are child custody orders being affected during the COVID-19 pandemic? Family law attorney John Zurzola discusses custody litigation during the lockdowns, the timeline of cases, how lockdown ordinances affect custody agreements, and quarantine requirements. This episode provides examples of child custody procedures for Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery counties. John also discusses invoking legal...

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School Openings and Child Custody

School Openings and Child Custody

By: Carolyn Mirabile We live in unpredictable times. Schools are opening, schools are closing. One week they’re using a hybrid model for learning, the next week it’s completely virtual — forcing us to be resilient and adapt on the fly. This constant state of flux has parents asking themselves a variety of questions. Is your child’s school opening back up? Are you trying to decide if your child should be virtual or return to the...

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Let’s Talk Adoption

Click here to listen. There are different avenues to adopt, such as step-parent, birth, grandparent, international, juvenile dependency and adult adoptions. Each family’s road to adoption looks a little different. Join Weber Gallagher partner Lawrence “Skip” Persick as he sits down with partner Caitlin Goodrich to learn more about adopting. Caitlin provides a unique insight as an adoptive parent and her road to adoption through...

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

By: Carolyn Mirabile Domestic violence is always a serious issue, but during a pandemic, when people are trapped at home, away from work or school, and have little ability to leave, the situation worsens. Domestic violence victims should be aware that there are free resources to help, even during these difficult times.       Below are several resources for victims in the five-county area in need of help: Bucks County: A...

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You Just Never Know…

By:  Lawrence J. Persick, Esquire Every so often, I meet people who feel financially and emotionally trapped by a former girlfriend or boyfriend.  They have a child by this person, and the other person has no interest whatsoever in the child.  Sometimes the client is or was married to the person, but most of the time, the two parents were never married.  Sometimes the child was conceived as a result of the classic one-night stand.  Most of...

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