Earlier today I read an article in an on-line news journal about clients who spend inordinate time on the phone with their lawyers and the consequence for both lawyer and client. It’s a great topic because most humans don’t employ lawyers every day and those who do are experienced consumers…Continue Reading MANAGING COMMUNICATION WITH YOUR LAWYER
Yes, it’s a family law blog but what makes this field so interesting is how…Continue Reading THE PERILS OF DIY REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS
Legislatures and courts these days are devoting lots of energy to what parents can…Continue Reading Son with a Gun Part 2: Are You Liable for the Kid with a Gun?
On May 11, a federal court in Richmond, Virginia ruled that 18 year old’s…Continue Reading Son With a Gun: Do Parents Have A Say?
Smith v. Confer is a relocation case decided by the Superior Court on May 3. It’s non precedential but it’s a wild one. The parents of the child shared custody…Continue Reading Custody World: What Can You Tell the Kids?
A few weeks ago I spoke with privacy expert, Mark McCreary out of Fox’s Philadelphia office about the legal implications of artificial intelligence, and in particular, ChatGPT. In that short…Continue Reading The Legal Implications of Artificial Intelligence
The headline is a bit of a teaser. It’s not that your lawyer is holding back. It’s more likely you just aren’t asking the right questions. Long ago, when this…Continue Reading What Your Lawyer Would Like to Tell You About Fighting for Shared Custody
Even for the most diligent political observer and educated voter, judicial races in Pennsylvania can be difficult to decipher. Unlike candidates for other public offices, the judicial candidates get certified…Continue Reading Pennsylvania’s Judicial Races are in Full Swing
In my role as the host of PBA Family Law Section’s podcast “Law in the Family,” I spoke with Helen Casale about the recent Superior Court case, Glover…Continue Reading Parentage by Contract Goes to the Superior Court
This writer has formed the impression that over time, people undergoing separation and divorce are more inclined to seek extrajudicial remedies. Typically, the menu includes mediation, arbitration and something called…Continue Reading Is There Room on the Spectrum for “Informed Mediation?”
Just about every county likes to attach “guidelines” to child custody orders and those guidelines almost universally contain a non-disparagement clause proscribing use of language that demeans the other parent…Continue Reading CUSTODY CONTEMPT & THE 1ST AMENDMENT
One of the tenets of this blog is that in a no-fault world divorce is a financial transaction heavily imbued with human emotion. The effective divorce lawyer tries to guide…Continue Reading THE SOCIAL SECURITY DISCUSSION
IVF Wars Continue
In 2021 two women were married. They moved to Pennsylvania where they decided to conceive a child through in vitro fertilization. One spouse, Chanel Glover formed a contract for the…Continue Reading IVF Wars Continue
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.