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HTMLInternational Divorce - Conflicts of Law and Harmonization in Europe? What Can We Expect in 2015?
Natalie O'Shea; Withers Bergman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 26, 2015, previously published on January 14, 2015
Over the last few months of 2014, a number of judgments have been handed down which deal with issues flowing from divorce in this jurisdiction between foreign nationals, notably from Italy and France.

 

HTMLAbortion Laws in New York
Bukh Arkady, Arkady Bukh; Bukh Associates PLLC;
Legal Alert/Article
February 26, 2015
When New York passed the most indulgent abortion edict Americans had seen, the state became known as an abortion refuge. Almost immediately a new trade grew from the concrete and asphalt in New York City and promoted itself nationally. The pitches that the public relations machine turned out were...

 

HTMLCourt Analyzes Jurisdiction to Modify Custody Order Under UCCJEA
Michael E. Bertin; Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell Hippel LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 26, 2015, previously published on January 13, 2015
All but one state in the United States have adopted the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (the UCCJEA) (the exception being Massachusetts). The predecessor of the UCCJEA was the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act (UCCJA). A primary complaint about the UCCJA was that...

 

HTML2014 - Choice and Control [Part 1]
Jemma Thomas; Withers Bergman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 26, 2015, previously published on December 19, 2014
2014 has been a busy year for the family courts with significant reforms in procedure and a plethora of reported decisions. Considering this year’s developments in review, the two words that come to mind again and again are ‘choice’, and ‘control’, which are the focus...

 

HTMLThings You Should Know About Pennsylvania's Divorce Process
Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell Hippel LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 26, 2015, previously published on February 13, 2015
There are several grounds upon which divorces may be granted in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, including adultery, bigamy, imprisonment for two or more years, willful desertion for one or more years and irretrievable breakdown of the marriage, among other things.

 

HTMLThe Family Court: 'a Court of Law, Not of Morals'
Jemma Thomas; Withers Bergman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 26, 2015, previously published on January 16, 2015
There are certain principles that you cannot, and should not avoid, as a family lawyer. One of the most important is fairness - at the very heart of family law in this country is the idea that the court should be able to look at all the circumstances of a particular case and make a decision that is...

 

HTMLThink Carefully Before Giving Gift Cards to an SSI Recipient
Chambliss Bahner Stophel P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 24, 2015, previously published on December 2014
The holidays are here and most families are busy shopping for gifts for their loved ones. According to the National Retail Federation, gift cards are once again expected to be the most popular gift given because they are easy to buy and they take the guesswork out of shopping.

 

HTMLTechnology Can Be Worrisome For Parents
Michael A. Blanchard; Suisman Shapiro;
Legal Alert/Article
February 24, 2015, previously published on January 13, 2015
The issues facing parents today, as technology ushers in newer and faster means of communicating, is markedly different than those faced by our parents. Through ever increasing methods of communication, our children have, at their fingertips, the ability to reach a multitude of people in an...

 

HTMLTalking to Relatives About Guardianship of a Child with Special Needs
Chambliss Bahner Stophel P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 24, 2015, previously published on December 2014
In a recent Washington Post advice column, a reader asked columnist Carolyn Hax whether the reader should explain her decision to name one set of relatives as the guardians of her children to the relatives that she did not name as guardians so that their feelings would not be hurt. Both Ms. Hax and...

 

HTMLThree Big Differences Between SSI and SSDI
Ryan W. Barry; Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 24, 2015, previously published on December 2014
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) are both federal programs that provide cash payments to people who meet the federal definition of "disabled." But the similarities between the two programs end there. Here are the three main differences...

 


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