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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When a Spouse’s Financial Decisions Affect Your Credit

When a Spouse’s Financial Decisions Affect Your Credit

More often then not, clients are contacting us about loans they never secured, credit cards they never used, and even tax returns they never reviewed or filed for companies they never knew they owned. Sometimes, clients won’t learn about a loan or credit card their spouse secured in the client’s name until a debt collector contacted them or they received a letter in the mail for nonpayment. This can be damaging to a spouse’s credit and...

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When Identity Theft is Perpetrated by Your Spouse

When Identity Theft is Perpetrated by Your Spouse

While two people are married, one spouse may take a back seat to the financial decisions another spouse is making. Usually, it doesn’t become important while the parties are together, and perhaps both parties are benefitting from the choices. But many years later, during a divorce, one spouse may find out they are a victim of identity theft. In an unprecedented step, New York State passed a law to add identity theft to the list of offenses...

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