Jeff Bezos and the Billion Dollar Divorce

Jeff Bezos and the Billion Dollar Divorce By Donna Marcus, Associate in the Weber Gallagher Family Law Group   Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, and his wife, MacKkenzie have decided to divorce after 25 years of marriage.  Bezos founded Amazon about a year after the couple wed.  MacKenzie is successful in her own right as a novelist.  Her financial success pales in comparison to that of her husband, though, who is reportedly worth $137 billion. ...

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New Rules Effective March 1st Regarding Parent Coordination

Beginning March 1, 2019 important new Rules go into effect regarding Parent Coordination. The new Rules implement specific guidelines who may be a parent coordinator as well as the necessary training. The new Rule also addresses the role of the parent coordinator and addresses specific issues a parent coordinator may and may not address with the parties in a custody action. More importantly, the parties to a custody action may not utilize a...

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Pennsylvania is Implementing New Support Guidelines- What You Need To Know

Effective January 1, 2019 Pennsylvania is implementing new Support Guidelines. Important issues which are addressed by the new Guidelines include the tax treatment of alimony pendent lite and alimony, new formulas for spousal support, alimony pendent lite, and alimony and new formulas for high income child support cases. For a complete discussion of the new Guidelines in Pennsylvania please see: http://tinyurl.com/ya3mb3mq ...

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New Year, New You!

New Year, New You! By Skip Persick, Partner of Weber Gallagher’s Family Law Group I have some theories on why, but the busiest time of the year for family law attorneys is the first week of the new year.  The next busiest is the rest of January and right around Labor Day when school starts.  Talk to any family law attorney and they will tell you the same thing, there is something to the so-called January Rush. I have never seen any...

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A Hello From Our Newest Partner, Skip Persick

My name is Skip Persick and I’m new to the Weber Gallagher Family Law Practice.  I spent 29 years at Lamb McErlane, PC, in West Chester, Pa., practicing all aspects of family law including divorces, child custody, and support cases.  I also handle adoptions, guardianships, juvenile dependency, and school discipline cases. I’m excited about joining Weber Gallagher in that it’s a win-win situation for me and for my new firm.  Weber...

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College Applications – A Family Effort

College Applications – A Family Effort by Carolyn Mirabile, Partner and Family Law Attorney at Weber Gallagher Going to college can be stressful in an intact family but what if the parents are separated and decisions need to be made surrounding college. College choices are decisions which both parents and the child should participate in. Parents need to agree on where the child will attend, including whether it should be in-state or...

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