Adoption can have a major impact on your family and the child or children you bring into your home. As someone who wants to grow your family, going through the adoption process may seem daunting but important in your life.
When children are young, you may not think that there is much you need to tell them about a divorce or separation. However, even young children can tell when something in the home is changing. Whether it's alterations to the routine or seeing a parent less often, it can make your child act out or become depressed or confused. Martson Law Offices Shareholder Hubert Gilroy served as a Cumberland County Custody Conciliator for over 20 years. He handled hundreds of cases where he had to mediate the demands of both parents while knowing that the law required that any custody agreement or order had the “best interest of the children” as the primary concern
In a divorce, all parents say they want what is best for their children.
Not so long ago, couples believed they needed prenuptial agreements only if one of them had considerable assets. They were thought to be unromantic and relationship-killers. That's no longer the case.
Years ago, it was rare if a person who wanted to adopt a child in Pennsylvania -- or anywhere in the United States, in fact – was not part of a two-person couple.
Many couples across Pennsylvania and the United States have decided to forgo marriage and live together.
Student loans help young people achieve their educational dreams. However, when it comes to a life lived happily ever after, student loans are creating havoc for people in Pennsylvania and throughout the United States.
It would be wonderful if every couple could live happily ever after, every family could be a happy one. But we all know that just isn't the case. We regularly face divorce and child custody issues in our practice. One type of case we see less but is just as impactful to a family is child emancipation.
You're a young Pennsylvania couple just starting out. Between renting tuxes and buying a dress, planning the wedding and figuring out the accommodations for your guests, your focus is on the present and not the long-term future.