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Do You Need a Prenup for Intellectual Property

Do You Need a Prenup for Intellectual Property

Let’s say you have been working on a novel that might become Oprah’s next book club pick and sell a million copies. Or maybe you’ve been developing an app for the past year without any income but it might sell like gangbusters next year. You will certainly have your...

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When is an Annulment Available in Pennsylvania?

When is an Annulment Available in Pennsylvania?

Annulments can be a confusing legal topic as “annulment” can refer to a designation handed down by a religious institution as well as a legal determination made by a state court which will effectively terminate a marriage. To be clear, an annulment from a religious...

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What are the Taxes and Tax Deductions for Alimony?

What are the Taxes and Tax Deductions for Alimony?

When spouses discuss and negotiate alimony, they usually have a lot of questions. The person that is potentially on the hook for paying alimony might ask why and if they have to pay alimony at all, and the person hoping to receive alimony might ask how much he or she...

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How to Prove Self-Defense in a Homicide Charge

How to Prove Self-Defense in a Homicide Charge

The use of self-defense as a defense to criminal charges in homicide charges has always been a controversial one, but it has become an especially hot-button issue in recent years as the headlines have been filled with the acquittal or dismissal of charges against...

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How Long Does a Divorce Take in Pennsylvania

How Long Does a Divorce Take in Pennsylvania

For many people going through the divorce process, they simply want it to be over with as soon as possible. Remaining in a marriage that has not worked out well can feel intolerable, and few are enthusiastic about the process of dealing with paperwork, sorting out...

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Amanda Knox – How the Media Affects Criminal Charges

Amanda Knox – How the Media Affects Criminal Charges

One of 2016’s hottest documentaries is Netflix’s Amanda Knox, which chronicles the story of how its titular subject went from being an anonymous 20-year old studying in Italy to an object of worldwide media fascination, scrutiny, and ridicule, resulting in her murder...

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How Will a Divorce Affect My Family?

How Will a Divorce Affect My Family?

In previous decades, it was extremely common for parents to wait until their children mature into adulthood before they divorced, and it is often still the case today. Certainly, most would agree that the ideal situation would be one in which parents remained happily...

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Can You Really Serve Divorce Papers on Facebook?

Can You Really Serve Divorce Papers on Facebook?

In a decade’s time, Facebook has gone from an Ivy-Leaguer alternative to MySpace to something that is so ubiquitous that people who are not on it seem to have to justify why they are not. And, in that time, it has become a complicated force in the way we relate to one...

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