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How Decisions Regarding Custody and Visitation are Made in Delaware

Family Court judges are charged with making custody and visitation decisions regarding Delaware’s children. In each case brought before the judge, he or she sets custodial and residential arrangements in accordance with the best interests of the child.  But what does that consideration entail? Continue Reading  

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Obermayer Named Tier 1 Law Firm In 2018 Ranking

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP is celebrating a Tier 1 ranking for family law, litigation – trusts & estates, and trusts & estates law in Philadelphia on the 2018 U.S. News & World Report “Best Law Firms” list. Obermayer also received a Tier 3 ranking for Land Use & Zoning Law. These placements on the 2018 ranking...

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Parental Alienation in High Conflict Custody Cases

One of the most challenging aspects of divorce for parents is learning to move past the marital conflict in order to promote a healthy relationship between the children and a soon-to-be ex. All too often, in high conflict divorce, parents lose sight of how their behavior towards one another affects their children. Regardless of how contentiou...

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SECOND SATURDAY: Divorce Workshop - November 11, 2017

Obermayer's Family Law Group attorneys Shari Veisblatt and Amy Rokuson will be speaking at the Second Saturday Workshop on November 11, 2017.

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The Trials of Co-Parenting with a Histrionic Personality

Co-parenting a child with a divorced spouse is difficult enough, but what do you do when your divorced spouse is diagnosed with histrionic personality disorder? The characteristics of this disorder are that the person exhibits extreme emotions, self-dramatization, self-centeredness, shallow emotions, and constant approval seeking and attentio...

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Is The Decision To Divorce Genetic?

Virginia Commonwealth University recently announced the results of a new study examining the battle of nature v. nurture in divorce.  According to the new study, “’Genetics, the Rearing Environment, and the Intergenerational Transmission of Divorce: A Swedish National Adoption Study,’ which . . . analyzed Swedish population registries...

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Failure to Disclose and Constructive Trust in Divorce

For many family law practitioners, 23 Pa.C.S. Section 3505(d) is a safety blanket protecting their clients in situations where a party fails to disclose information regarding an asset or assets with a fair market value of $1,000.00 or more which results in that asset or assets being omitted from the final distribution of property in a divorce matte...

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Marital Property Versus Non-Marital Property

Absent a prenuptial agreement, the definition of marital property is an item acquired by either spouse during the course of the marriage. Therefore, any property that was purchased and/or owned by a spouse prior to the parties’ date of marriage would constitute pre-marital property and any property that was purchased after the parties’ da...

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SECOND SATURDAY: Divorce Workshop - October 14, 2017

Obermayer's Family Law Group attorneys Shari Veisblatt and Amy Rokuson will be speaking at the Second Saturday Workshop on October 14, 2017.  

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Obermayer Adds Family Law Partner

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP adds Jennifer Iseman as a partner to the firm’s Family Law Group. Iseman practices in the firm’s Cherry Hill, N.J. office. Ms. Iseman focuses her practice in divorce, support and custody litigation. She negotiates financial-based matrimonial settlements as well as child custody and parenting time agre...

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