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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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Pennsylvania Child Support and Adjustments for Extra Expenses

Pennsylvania law requires that child and spousal support be awarded pursuant to a statewide guideline. The state uses a formula to calculate the obligor’s share of basic child support. On top of the basic child support the court may make adjustments to the basic support obligation and may allocate between the parties the additional expenses. ...

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Obermayer Adds Family Law and Business Attorney

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP adds Leslie B. Spoltore to the firm’s Family Law Group and Business & Finance Department. She will be based in Obermayer’s Delaware office. Spoltore focuses her practice in both family law and business law. She has experience in all Delaware courts, particularly with appeals to the Delaware Suprem...

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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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