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Family Law

Family law is the legal framework for resolving many of life’s transitions. When you are faced with family life transitions, the advice and assistance of a lawyer often proves crucial to your understanding of the law so that you can make decisions that are informed, satisfying and lasting.  

Family law issues include divorce, division of marital property, custody and relocation issues, child support, spousal support and alimony, prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements, wills, and estate matters.  

Divorce Mediation

Estate and Business Succession Planning

The Collaborative Lawyers in our group are extensively trained in the Collaborative Process and are required to have comprehensive mediation training, plus bring years of experience in the practice of family law.  Our attorneys are committed to the practice of Collaborative Law as an alternative to the traditional court process and formalities of court proceedings. Collaborative Law is transparent and requires that the attorneys and other members of the team to withdraw from representation if anyone goes to court or even threatens to go to court. In additional to the lawyers representing the parties., other members of the team may include neutral financial specialists, divorce coaches, and child specialists.  

Consider the collaborative process for family law if you are looking for a cooperative, confidential environment in which you and your spouse participate in the outcome to create fair and lasting solutions without the financial and emotional cost and unpredictable outcomes of litigation.

We are located throughout Southeastern  Pennsylvania, including Bucks County, Montgomery County, Delaware County, Chester County, and Philadelphia.  We can help!  Contact a member of Collaborative Law Professionals of Southeastern Pennsylvania for the best family law attorneys.

We keep you out of court!  

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My ex- and I haven’t talked together about our children since the court’s custody decision last year. We just text. It’s too hard. Things aren’t working with this schedule. I need to go back to court. I don’t see how Collaborative Practice would work for us.

I can understand how this process doesn’t make sense for you. Consider this . . . Do you wish you and the other parent would talk more?

What kind of income is used to determine child support?

The Support Guidelines have a detailed explanation of what might constitute a parent's income for child support purposes.

Isn’t property division in a divorce always 50/50?

No. If you were to go to court for the property division, the court will apportion the assets and debts based on the thirteen factors in the law.