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New Pennsylvania Law Addresses Beneficiary Designations During Divorce Decree

November 22nd, 2022

Act (HB 875) amending Title 23 of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes recently passed, now requires a decree of divorce or an annulment of marriage to include such a provision.

The Dog Days of Divorce: Who Gets Rover When It’s All Over?

September 28th, 2022

Pet custody is becoming a frequent issue in divorce cases. It is not unusual for couples to fight over who gets to keep the family dog or cat after they go their separate ways.

What the Dobbs Decision Means for Family Law in Pennsylvania

June 30th, 2022

On June 24, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the landmark cases Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, which have guaranteed the right to abortion for nearly five decades. How could this impact Family Law?

A Proposed Amendment to Pennsylvania’s Constitution Could Have Huge Impact on Assisted Reproduction if Passed

June 30th, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic has created unique circumstances and dilemmas surrounding Assisted Reproductive Technology.

Unanimous Supreme Court Issues Narrow Decision Regarding Government Limits on Religious Discrimination by Government Contractors

June 18th, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has created unique circumstances and dilemmas surrounding Assisted Reproductive Technology.

Precedent-Setting Goodwin Opinion Holds Life Insurance Benefits Are Gifts, Not Marital Property

February 9th, 2021

Equitable distribution only applies to marital property, which is all property gained during the marriage. However, it does not include property gained during marriage through gifts.

Recent California Supreme Court Ruling May Impact Family Law Custody Evaluations

February 8th, 2021

A recent California Supreme Court case, People v. Sanchez, may have additional impacts on the practicality and implication of custody evaluations.

Recent Surrogate Controversies Highlight Potential Contractual Issues to Keep in Mind

February 3rd, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has created unique circumstances and dilemmas surrounding Assisted Reproductive Technology.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Finalizes Rule, Providing Federally Funded Programs Discretion on Religious Grounds

January 22nd, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has created unique circumstances and dilemmas surrounding Assisted Reproductive Technology.

What To Expect: The Impact of COVID-19 on Assisted Reproductive Technology

December 15th, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has created unique circumstances and dilemmas surrounding Assisted Reproductive Technology.