What is Included in a Child Support Order?

Pennsylvania law requires that child support be awarded pursuant to statewide guidelines, which is simply a formula to calculate a parent’s share of basic child support. The guidelines, which can be found at Pennsylvania Rule of Civil Procedure 1910.16-2 through...

Healthy Co-Parenting Through the Holidays

The holidays can feel overwhelming for anyone, but for people divorced, separating, or moving through a divorce process, the stress of the holidays can feel even more untenable. Frequent issues may arise including: How will the children respond when we are not...

Getting Unstuck from Your Mental Accounting

How you think about your money may be a function of your mental accounting. In negotiating about division of assets, sometimes parties get anchored on assets that may have a history of some kind with one party or the other. Mental accounting can attribute an asset to...

Keeping the House in Divorce

In Divorce, the house is a risky asset. When you purchased your house, by the time you got to the closing table, you had a large stack of documents and numerous consultations that informed you about what you were buying. If you had a good realtor, they were your first...

Helping Your Child Through Your Divorce

Extensive research suggests that for children of divorce, what is most damaging is the experience of their parents fighting. How children adjust and fare after a divorce is closely linked to how their parents get along with each other. Those children whose parents are...