Child Custody

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...
Legal Tips for Regaining Child Custody In Pennsylvania

Legal Tips for Regaining Child Custody In Pennsylvania

A non-custodial parent, who wants to increase his or her custody time, must initiate legal proceedings in court. To do so, the parent must file a Petition with the court to request a modification of the current custody order.There are two types of custody in...