Action Plan Check List

Action Plan Check List

By: Carolyn R. Mirabile During the COVID-19 pandemic, all parties must continue to follow all Court Ordered Custody Agreements. Even though a Shelter in Place has been ordered, family contact is still permitted as such, Custody Orders should be followed. Parents who have physical custody of a child(ren) should provide a mitigation action plan which provides the following inquires during your custodial time to the noncustodial parent: Do...

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Should that be renamed National Pre-Nuptial Agreement Day?

Should that be renamed National Pre-Nuptial Agreement Day?

  By: John Zurzola I have to admit, I had never heard of National Proposal Day until a divorce attorney colleague of mine sarcastically remarked upon this “special day” as being the first day in the married lives of some of our future clients. Like most jokes or quips in a professional context, this one wasn’t especially humorous but did have a certain ring of truth about it. Notwithstanding, my mind went to work, and I wanted to...

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Impact of the Coronavirus Crisis on Custody Matters

Impact of the Coronavirus Crisis on Custody Matters

By: Lawrence “Skip” Persick UPDATE as of Wednesday, March 25th. I have an addendum to my recent post on custody in the coronavirus situation. A question that has come up frequently in the last few days concerns custody exchanges in light of a Shelter in Place or Stay-at-Home order:  Am I free to leave my house to exchange custody? Although he might not have authority where you live, the Mayor of Philadelphia has said that a custody...

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World Orphan Week

By: Lawrence J. “Skip” Persick I saw on my calendar that the first week in March is World Orphan Week. The subject of orphans leads to the topic of children in need, which leads to dependent children, which leads, ultimately, to the discussion of adoption. This month’s blog post, therefore, will touch on adoption, but first, back to World Orphan Week (WOW). WOW was established in 2005 by a British children’s charity...

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