Child Custody

How Can I Modify My Child Support Payment in PA?

How Can I Modify My Child Support Payment in PA?

Under Pennsylvania law, both parents are required to support their child until the child reaches 18 (or longer in some cases), but a parent can seek to modify a child support payment in the months and years following an initial child support award. A Pennsylvania...
Examining the Child Custody Factors in Pennsylvania

Examining the Child Custody Factors in Pennsylvania

In Pennsylvania, the child custody laws require the court to consider factors when determining an appropriate custody award.  For any custody case, each and every factor is considered; therefore, parents should make sure that they are fulfilling their obligations and...
My ex-wife wants to move.  How does this affect custody?

My ex-wife wants to move. How does this affect custody?

When divorced couples with children start their new lives separate and apart from each other, they cannot be totally free and clear from each other because they have a responsibility to co-parent. In Pennsylvania, divorced parents will usually have a custody agreement...
Pros and Cons of Divorce Mediation over Court

Pros and Cons of Divorce Mediation over Court

Divorce mediation occurs when you and your spouse elect a neutral person (the mediator) to discuss openly the issues involved in the divorce such as custody of the children and parenting time, child support, division and distribution of the marital property, and...