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PA Super Lawyers 2021

We are honored to have all of our attorneys named to the 2021 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® list (pp. 43, 70-72). Attorneys are chosen through nominations from PA lawyers, research of periodicals, databases and interviews; all nominees’… Read More

Do Marital Settlement Agreements Need a Force Majeure Provision?

The Legal Intelligencer (online Family Law column), April 2020 Pennsylvania Law Weekly, May 2020 Unless you have been living under a rock for the last four weeks, you know how COVID-19 has upended the nation…. Read More

What To Do While Stuck At Home: Case Management Self-Health Check

Lisa Shapson, The Legal Intelligencer (online) and Pennsylvania Law Weekly  Family Lawyers:  It’s a Good Time for a Case Management Self-Health Check As my kids have grown from young elementary school students to middle school… Read More

Posted: April 21st, 2020
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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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Sharing College Costs (Weber v. Weber)

One of the questions that I am often asked in consultations or in connection with dissolving a marriage is “What about college?” Many couples share an expectation that their children will pursue higher education. The… Read More

Posted: August 8th, 2019
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Passing the Starbucks Test (H.Z. v. M.B.)

On February 8, 2019, the Superior Court entered an Order in H.Z. v. M.B., 2019 Pa. Super. 33, which found that Mother was entitled to receive a second paternity test of M.B., despite the receipt… Read More

Posted: March 28th, 2019
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