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  • Take Control, Be Empowered, Gain Positive Outcomes
    Take Control, Be Empowered, Gain Positive Outcomes

    "A clear purpose will unite you as you move forward, values will guide your behavior, and goals will focus your energy." - Kenneth H. Blanchard In a complex legal system where values, goals, and ...

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  • Can an Abusive Parent Maintain Visitations?
    Can an Abusive Parent Maintain Visitations?

    My ex-boyfriend has a heart condition and started drinking heavily which caused an interaction with his medication. One night he was very agitated and began hitting me and choked our daughter. He has ...

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  • Do I Need Permission to Take Out-of-State Vacations?
    Do I Need Permission to Take Out-of-State Vacations?

    Many of my clients have experienced some kind of vacation issues, especially during the times when children are on break. You know the scenario: Summer vacation is coming and it is time to plan for ...

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  • HELP! When Child Custody Recommending Counseling Goes Wrong
    HELP! When Child Custody Recommending Counseling Goes Wrong

    A Request for Order is pending regarding custody and visitation. All of your supporting documents are filed timely and before your Child Custody Recommending Counseling appointment. You have taken the ...

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  • Sherri Sheppard... You are the Mother!
    Sherri Sheppard... You are the Mother!

    Sherri Sheppard . . . YOU ARE THE MOTHER! At first blush, this reads like an episode of The Maury Povich show. However, this time a Pennsylvania court had to determine who is the legal mother of ...

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  • Top Five Things You Should Know Prior to Filing for Divorce
    Top Five Things You Should Know Prior to Filing for Divorce

    1. Weigh your options : Are you really in need of a divorce? Some times after a big argument or dramatic event, we feel that divorce is our best option. Many times, this is not true. Time to cool off, ...

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