The Other Defendant: The Impact of Public Persona in a Custody Trial

By | Pennsylvania Family Law | April 21, 2017
Child custody cases turn on the court’s determination of the child’s best interests.  As defined in Pennsylvania, this means having the judge apply evidence to Pennsylvania’s sixteen (16) custody factors and render a decision.  Evidence for a trial can come in a variety of ways and, with increasing frequency, the role of social media and public statements are among them.  View Full Post
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Tips for Negotiating a Contract That Meets Your Needs

Before you finalize any business contract, you will likely go through a period of negotiations to figure out all the details of the agreement in question. If you are new to the process of contract negotiation, it’s important to understand how you can advocate for your best interest without asking for too much and derailing the process. View Full Post
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Uncapped Room and Board Credit Violates Public Policy

By | Divorce: New York | April 19, 2017
It is common in agreements, and often the case in judicial decisions, for the parent paying periodic child support to receive a credit against those payments for college room and board expenses paid by that parent. May parties agree that the credit exceed the amount allocated by the parties to the support of the particular child attending college? View Full Post
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