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SECOND SATURDAY: Divorce Workshop - September 9, 2017

Obermayer's Family Law Group attorneys Shari Veisblatt and Amy Rokuson will be speaking at the Second Saturday Workshop on September 9, 2017.  

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Obermayer Adds Family Law Attorney

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP adds Remi Schwartz to the firm’s family law department. Schwartz provides advice and counsel to clients in all areas of matrimonial and family law including divorce litigation, custody and parenting time, spousal and child support, domestic violence, abuse and neglect and domestic partnership matters. S...

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Child Custody, Relocation, Contempt and Modification

Two of the most talked about ­issues among family law practitioners and the bench are child relocation cases and whether custody orders may be ­modified at contempt hearings. I've written numerous times on these issues. Over the years, there have been multiple cases from the state Superior Court that address these issues. Every so often, a case c...

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Obermayer Attorneys Named 2018 Best Lawyers

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP is pleased to announce that six of our attorneys were selected for inclusion in the recently released 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, regarded as a definitive guide to legal excellence in the region. Obermayer’s selected Best Lawyers and their respective areas of practice are: Michael E....

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Enforcing Court Orders in Family Law

What happens when your former spouse or ex-partner refuses to comply with a court order? After going through a difficult court proceeding and draining your bank account to pay legal fees, it is very frustrating when the adverse party refuses to cooperate.  A court order can feel meaningless.  Here are a few things that you can do: Continue Re...

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Obermayer Partner First Vice Chair of the Family Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Michael E. Bertin was elected to the officer position of First Vice Chair of the Family Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association.  Bertin is a former Chair of the Family Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association and a frequent author and lecturer on family law topics. Bertin also co-w...

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Registration of Out of State Custody Orders

Most states have adopted the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA). This Act requires one state court to recognize the custody order of another state court.  In order for an out of state custody order to be recognized and enforced by another state, it must first be “registered.”  This entails the filing of a Peti...

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Support Order Based on Evidence Outside of Record Vacated

Within the last five years, the issue of evidence outside of the record being considered by the trial court was raised in an appeal from a custody order in CMP v. MP, 54 A.3 950 (Pa. Super. 212)). Recently, the case of Johnson v. Johnson, 153 A.3 318 (Pa. Super. 2016), was decided and the vacating and remanding of the order was based on a similar...

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CUSTODY: RELOCATION AND SCHOOL CHANGES-PLAN AHEAD

School placement for children during and after a divorce can be a very contentious topic between spouses. Addressing educational opportunities and placements for the children is a vital step in resolving custody and parenting time issues.  During a custody case if you are contemplating changing schools or districts for your child it is imperat...

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Stephanie Winegrad Speaks About Family Law to Upper Dublin High School Students

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Stephanie Winegrad spoke about family law at Upper Dublin High School. The child development program consisted of videos, role-playing exercises, homework assignments and an interactive lecture on the topics of family law, communication skills and marriage.  This is Winegrad’s eighth year teachi...

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