A family law podcast focusing on all aspects of family law including divorce, custody, support, division of assets, protection from abuse, alternative family issues, adoption, grandparents' rights, property agreements, child support and others. Please contact our office at 610.272.5555 if you have any questions.
Family Law Attorney John Zurzola discusses all the steps involved in a child custody case in family court. He starts off explaining child custody and the definitions of what physical, primary, shared, sole and partial custody all mean. Then, John touches on the complexities of “standing” and “in loco parentis.” Next, he goes into detail about the actual filing of a custody complaint through mediation and then court. John explains what can happen in time-sensitive cases when your actual court date may be months away. Finally, he takes you through a typical custody trial, covers the 16 factors a judge must use to decide your case, and what you must do to modify your custody order or relocate to another state.
The fifth episode in our "Let's Talk Family Law" series features our Attorney, Carolyn R. Mirabile, and her special guest, Mark H. Bradford, CPA, CFE, as they discuss complex support issues in family law cases. Mark is an expert in forensic accounting at Asterion Consulting in Philadelphia. He specializes in assisting clients in family law matters and has been qualified as an expert throughout the Commonwealth. In this episode, Carolyn and Mark discuss several topics about how income is calculated in support proceedings. Carolyn reviews what the Pennsylvania Statute and Rules define as income, and Mark explains which documents are used by forensic accountants to determine net income available for support. Carolyn and Mark discuss an analysis of cash flow, including income from rental and commercial properties, compensation packages, lifestyle, retained earnings, trusts, and retirement plans.
Family Law Attorneys Lawrence J. “Skip” Persick and John Zurzola delved into specifics about how to navigate family law cases in Pennsylvania as a man/father. In this episode, they discuss protection from abuse orders, divorce, child custody and child support. Skip and John also examine the financial side of things by reviewing earning capacity, tax credits and equitable distribution. They cover each of these topics in detail while explaining why it’s essential to always keep in mind the child's or children’s best interest.
Family Law Attorney John Zurzola gives all the info you need to know about how to get divorced in PA and NJ. In this episode, John goes step by step and answers common questions such as how to get divorced, how is property divided and how are child support and alimony calculated. John covers fault and no-fault divorce, common law marriage, equitable distribution, and Pre Nuptial Agreements and Post Nuptial Agreements. John also discusses the difference between a 90-day divorce and a separation divorce.
Family Law Attorneys Lawrence “Skip” Persick and Donna Marcus discuss Domestic Violence laws in the state of Pennsylvania. They walk through steps a person can take to file domestic violence-related documents, such as a protection from abuse order, and what to expect after submitting the documents.
Attorneys Carolyn Mirabile and Lawrence “Skip” Persick discuss the nature of child support laws in Pennsylvania. Our Attorneys discuss frequently asked questions, such as:
· What is child support?
· How do you file for child support?
· What happens after you file for child support?
· How is child support determined?
· How does the Domestic Relations Section get money out of the other parent?
· How to reevaluate an old child support order?