In a decision published on February 2, 2023 the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has ruled that a federal law barring domestic abusers from possessing guns while protection from abuse orders are in effect violates the 2nd Amendment to the Constitution.
Congress made it unlawful for a person…Continue Reading NY State Rifle Case “Recoils” to Re-Arm Domestic Abusers
People often ask divorce lawyers how they do it. My stock answer is that it’s…Continue Reading FEAR, MONEY & MARKETS: As if Covid Isn’t Enough
Extreme times produce irrational responses. A day ago, an unhappy orthopedic patient in Oklahoma decided…Continue Reading RESPONDING TO THE DIVORCE WHERE ONE SPOUSE IS READY TO “BURN DOWN THE (FINANCIAL) HOUSE.”
In the past several months we have written a couple of times about the world…Continue Reading A MUST-READ ARTICLE FOR ARTIFICIALLY CONCEIVED KIDS & THEIR GENETIC PARENTS
The demographics of family life have changed a lot in recent decades. Young people are marrying less and later in life when they do. The number of young people interested…Continue Reading Can Divorce & Retirement Be Compatible?
V.L.-P. v. S.R.D., a published decision by a three-judge panel on January 6 breaks ice that has been forming since genetic testing first became accepted in the mid-1980s. It…Continue Reading Paternity by Estoppel Takes on Genetic Testing and Testing Wins, for Now.
Yesterday, the Supreme Court of South Carolina offered its response to the decision last June by the U.S. Supreme Court in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health. Until last June, this…Continue Reading South Carolina Weighs In; Privacy Rights in the Wake of Dobbs
We just published something about this topic only to find an email inquiry from a client asking what are the basics to such agreements. Here’s a crib sheet which is…Continue Reading Your Holiday Guide to Prenuptial Agreements
Early this morning the White House announced that $36 billion was being allocated from the American Rescue Plan (i.e., the 2021 Coronavirus relief package) to shore up the Teamster’s Central…Continue Reading The Pension Fund Crisis is Starting to Boil
In the past few days, I have been working with a client to develop an alimony proposal to settle the case. The payors of alimony inevitably ask the salient question:…Continue Reading 2023 Social Security Tables Prompt a “Wow” Response.
PARAPHRASING SISTER SLEDGE: “ARE WE FAMILY?” Superior Court decides listening to sex isn’t worthy of a PFA
Some readers will contend that we publish this non-precedential case for its prurient value but one of the most interesting topics in family law today is “Who has standing to…Continue Reading PARAPHRASING SISTER SLEDGE: “ARE WE FAMILY?” Superior Court decides listening to sex isn’t worthy of a PFA
The Family Law Practice Group
Fox Rothschild has one of the largest family law practices in the state of Pennsylvania and assists clients statewide, with a particular focus on clients resident in Eastern Pennsylvania in the counties of Chester, Montgomery, Bucks, Delaware, Lancaster, Berks and Lehigh. Our attorneys are active in various state-based organizations, serving as at-large members and board members of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Family Law Section and the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Family Law Section as well as handling pro bono family law cases through the Southeastern Pennsylvania Legal Aid society.