Pennsylvania Marital Agreements

Post-nuptial and marital settlement agreements can be complex and affect income and property. People can enter into several agreements affecting marital property in Pennsylvania. The types of agreements are: an antenuptial agreement ("prenup"), a postnuptial agreement ("postnup") and the marital settlement agreement. All three agreements can determine how marital property will be disposed of in … Continue reading Pennsylvania Marital Agreements

Child Support: Considering Household Income of Your Co-Parent

Work with the trusted family law attorneys at Dodaro, Matta, & Cambest to resolve your Pennsylvania child support issues. Can the Family Court consider household income of your co-parent in determining child support? In Pennsylvania, the answer is: yes. Courts look at the income of the parents to determine Pennsylvania child support amounts. If the … Continue reading Child Support: Considering Household Income of Your Co-Parent

What to Expect in Your First Spousal or Child Support Hearing

The experienced Pennsylvania family attorneys at Dodaro, Matta, & Cambest, P.C. can guide you through spousal support and child support issues. Have you been ordered to appear at a hearing for spousal support or child support in Washington or Allegheny County, Pennsylvania? If so, you probably have several questions. This post by the Pittsburgh family … Continue reading What to Expect in Your First Spousal or Child Support Hearing

Changes to Pennsylvania Protection from Abuse Rule Changes Go Into Effect

Pennsylvania Protection From Abuse

On April 1, 2019, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court enacted new rules affecting firearm possession by defendants in Protection from Abuse Cases. Previously, a defendant could relinquish firearms to family or friends to comply with Protection from Abuse orders. Now, a defendant in a Pennsylvania Protection from Abuse hearing is required to relinquish firearms to local … Continue reading Changes to Pennsylvania Protection from Abuse Rule Changes Go Into Effect

Parenting Coordination Rules Go Into Effect

Pennsylvania Parenting Coordination

On March 1, 2019, Rule 1915.11-1 went into effect, providing for counties in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to adopt a parenting coordination process for people dealing with certain kinds of custody disputes. You may be asking, “What is parenting coordination?” Parenting Coordination is a process designed to do several things: (a) Reduce demand on the … Continue reading Parenting Coordination Rules Go Into Effect