Archive: Practice of Law

COVID-19 Safety Checklist

As we continue to navigate the pandemic, our physical office will be open by appointment only. Generally, our phones will be answered during normal business hours, but e-mail is always the best way to reach… Read More

Posted: October 4th, 2021
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Zoom for Hearings

Zoom is now a part of our daily vernacular. We Zoom regularly with friends and family and, for many professionals, we are now using Zoom and other virtual platforms for work purposes. A number of… Read More

Posted: December 16th, 2020
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How to Prepare for a Virtual Hearing

Everyone has been adjusting to the new reality of virtual hearings. This brings with it a whole new set of challenges, both technical and substantive. Judges now have to assess credibility through a computer screen…. Read More

Posted: December 11th, 2020
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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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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