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We’re All in This Together

We're All in This Together

“Before we can recover, we must survive.” That’s what Governor Tom Wolf said recently during a virtual press conference regarding Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). That’s pretty intense, right?! I repeated those words a couple of… Read More

Posted: March 30th, 2020
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The COVID-19 Financial Fallout – Child Support

The COVID-19 Financial Fallout - Child Support

The fallout of mandatory orders to “stay home” is financial. If you have lost your job . . . you must proactively apply to have your monthly support amount modified. Unemployment income is still considered income, so you will still need to pay child support.

Posted: March 30th, 2020
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Parenting in a Pandemic

Parenting in a Pandemic

I am hopeful too that all parents will find new patterns of relating to each other in a kinder, gentler fashion that lasts long after these unusual circumstances.

Posted: March 26th, 2020
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Philadelphia Legal Name Change Clinic and CLE

Philadelphia Legal Name Change Clinic and CLE

BKW attorney Phillip Sylvester attended the Philadelphia Bar Association’s February 1, 2020 legal name change continuing legal education course and clinic that followed immediately thereafter. The course was taught by the Bar Association’s LGBTQ Committee… Read More

Joni Berner on the Business Aspects of Law

Joni Berner on the Business Aspects of Law

For the past five years, Joni Berner has served as a co-panelist for Professor Andrew Lund’s Business Aspects of Law module for 2Ls at Villanova University’s School of Law, her alma mater.  The class allows… Read More

Posted: January 9th, 2020
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2020 Best Law Firms – U.S. News & World Report

2020 Best Law Firms - U.S. News & World Report

It’s official:  Berner Klaw & Watson was again named to the Best Lawyers®-U.S. News & World Report 2020 list of Best Law Firms for Family Law and Family Law Mediation for Metropolitan Tier 1 in… Read More

Posted: November 1st, 2019
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Family Law Paralegals of Pennsylvania

Family Law Paralegals of Pennsylvania

BKW senior paralegal Anna Marie Trantas is an inaugural board member of the newly-formed Family Law Paralegals of Pennsylvania (FLPP), a non-profit corporation registered on August 16, 2019. Since local paralegal associations no longer have… Read More

Posted: October 22nd, 2019
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