Archive: News

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

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

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

Women In Law

Joni Berner participated on a “Going Their Own Way:  Women Starting Law Firms” panel for the Philadelphia Business Journal’s Women in Law event on June 14, 2018. Thanks to reporter Jeff Blumenthal for including us!

Posted: June 14th, 2018

Feisty Women

Founding partner Joni Berner comes from a long line of feisty women. When her sister Peggy, who is working on the family ancestry, found this: she commented: I ran into this wonderful news article about… Read More

Posted: January 9th, 2017

Philadelphia Inquirer Industry Icon Awards

It was great to see Joni Berner’s decades of accomplishments recognized at The Philadelphia Inquirer Industry Icon Awards on Wednesday, November 16, 2016. Below are just some of our “Kodak Moments.” Joni Berner with Terry… Read More

Posted: November 16th, 2016