Three Words: Mediation, Arbitration, and Conciliation

Three Words: Mediation, Arbitration, and Conciliation

By: Lawrence J. “Skip” Persick  Mediation. Arbitration. Conciliation. Three words that sound alike and come up frequently in the family law context but have different meanings and implications. I could write a blog post on each one, but here is the “down and dirty” on what you need to know about each one so you can talk intelligently with either your spouse or a lawyer and do not get tripped up along the way. Mediation is a...

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Let’s Talk Family Law 101

Click here to listen. What is family law, and what does it include? Family law attorney Skip Persick discusses the basics of divorce, child custody, child support, and more. This episode provides information on what is included in a divorce, how to obtain protection from abuse orders, adoption, and...

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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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YOU’RE NOT ALONE

YOU’RE NOT ALONE

Over the recent holiday break, my family and I went on vacation, which involved travel by plane. On the one hand, plane travel allows us to see things and do things our grandparents never dreamed of; but on the other hand, traveling at a reasonable price involves being confined in a metal tube and seated in an uncomfortable and claustrophobic position for hours on end. For better or for worse, airlines put a small video screen in the back of the...

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Let’s Talk Family Law Podcast: Let’s Talk Man to Man

Let’s Talk Family Law Podcast: Let’s Talk Man to Man

Click here to listen.  Family Law Attorneys Lawrence J. “Skip” Persick and John Zurzola delved into specifics about how to navigate family law cases in Pennsylvania as a man/father. In this episode, they discuss protection from abuse orders, divorce, child custody and child support. Skip and John also examine the financial side of things by reviewing earning capacity, tax credits and equitable distribution. They cover each of...

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