This is designated a family law blog but events taking place on the front door of the U.S. Supreme Court could begin to affect events taking place at your front door. This month two Supreme Court docketing events illustrate the point.
In one corner of the legal universe is the…Continue Reading The Emerging Supreme Court Fight at the Family’s Front Door
The decision was issued by the Alabama Supreme Court on February 16, 2024. The implications…Continue Reading Alabama Court Rules that Embryos are “Children.”
The Superior Court opinion coming down today in Reich v. Reich from Lancaster County looked…Continue Reading EXCESS ON PARADE: Watch an Entrepreneur’s Expenses Catch Fire
Getting married is one of the happiest times in a person’s life, so it is not a surprise that the last thing couples want to talk about is a prenuptial…Continue Reading Top 5 Reasons to Talk to Your Partner About a Prenuptial Agreement
Last month we posted about a new Supreme Court decision seeking to keep paternity by estoppel alive. https://pafamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/2024/01/articles/general-pennsylvania-family-law-news-updates/supreme-court-weighs-another-whos-ya-daddy-case-with-mixed-results/ This week brings us a precedential case from the Superior Court that…Continue Reading Another Paternity by Estoppel Circus; This One Precedential.
When drafted and adopted as law in the 1980 Divorce Code, Section 706 (now 3706) was disarmingly simple. It said,
706. Bar to alimony
No petitioner is entitled to …Continue Reading A 21st Century Visit to the Alimony Bar
We wrote the other day about the trial of a Michigan mother charged with involuntary manslaughter for not taking steps to prevent her son from acquiring a gun and taking…Continue Reading Could the Crumley Verdict Affect Gun Control in the U.S.?
Lauren Stone and Joey Worner gave birth to G.W. late in 2018. The couple separated in 2021 and it appears dad moved back with his parents, Ted and Adelina at…Continue Reading Grandparent Custody Standing Strikes Again
Long ago, in 1958 Congress passed one of its many laws making “technical corrections” to the Internal Revenue Code. Mostly, these are truly technical corrections but there are times when…Continue Reading Section 179: The Support Lawyer’s Million Dollar Nightmare
The assets we write about are nice ones to own. Philadelphia is home to a significant research and technology investment community. Pittsburgh also hosts these kinds of businesses. They can…Continue Reading HOLD ‘EM OR FOLD ‘EM? Volatile Assets During Divorce
Last week’s news concluded with a jury awarding $83 million in punitive damages in a New York defamation trial involving a certain former U.S. President. This week started with a…Continue Reading Get that Judge “Outta Heah!” A Primer on Recusal
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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.