Jason Martin

Do I have to pay child support if I have 50/50 custody?

Pennsylvania allows for parents to share custody of a minor child after a divorce, and in some cases, that custody is split equally, 50/50. This can lead to some confusion over whether either parent is required to pay child support, since the common determination of child support is typically that the noncustodial parent pays child …

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How to Deal With an Ex-Spouse Who Is Not Paying Alimony in Pennsylvania

Winning your right to alimony in a Pennsylvania divorce is unfortunately not always the end of the story. An ex-spouse may fall behind in alimony payments or simply refuse to pay alimony for any number of reasons: claiming that he doesn’t have the money; taking issue with how you are spending the money; arguing that …

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Do I Need a Divorce Lawyer in a Pennsylvania Divorce If We Don’t Plan to Fight?

Many Pennsylvania couples who have decided to divorce – whether they have been married only a few years or for decades – are loathe to enter into a divorce process which contains drama and fighting, especially when they have endured years of drama and fighting in the marriage leading to the divorce, and they simply …

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How Soon Can I File for a Divorce in Pennsylvania?

Although deciding to end a marriage is a decision that should not be taken lightly, once that decision is made, most people want to get the process over with as quickly as possible in order to regain their single status and be free of the marriage. Unlike many other states, Pennsylvania requires that couples seeking …

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Do I Need a Lawyer to Bring a Qui Tam (False Claims Act) Claim in Pennsylvania?

Through bringing a False Claims Act (FCA) claim – or qui tam lawsuit as they are frequently referred to – you can assist your fellow taxpayers by recovering money illegally siphoned from the federal government while potentially winning a significant financial reward for yourself. Medicare and Medicaid fraud are common grounds for successful FCA claims, …

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What Are the Criminal Penalties for Underage Drinking in Pennsylvania?

Anyone that’s ever spent a weekend hanging around most colleges knows that underage drinking is not at all an uncommon experience, even if it is illegal in all 50 states. In Pennsylvania, underage drinking is actually a criminal offense, and criminal penalties and other negative consequences for a convicted underage offender can ensue.   But …

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3 Ways a Debt Collection Attorney Is More Effective than a Collection Agency

Few things are more infuriating and anxiety-inducing for individuals and businesses than debtors who will not respond to your efforts to collect the money that is rightfully yours. Whether you are collecting on an outstanding bill, a court judgment, or some other financial obligation, obtaining the money you are owed is a necessary but often …

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