Equitable Child Support
Parents who’ve separated and divorced may worry about how to support themselves and their children. Both the custodial and non-custodial parents deserve a settlement that’s fair and reasonable.
Intended for use to benefit a child, child support usually pays for basic expenses including:
Our attorneys use their in-depth knowledge of Pennsylvania family law to gather the information and documents you need to support and advocate for you in court. Pennsylvania law is designed to ensure that a non-custodial parent contributes financially to their child’s well-being.
Alimony or Spousal Support
Sometimes, when two people divorce, one of the former spouses receives additional financial support. A request for alimony must happen before the judge signs the divorce decree. Our attorneys advise the process of gathering information to give to the court.
The court will consider a wide range of factors to determine whether or not to award alimony. When awarded, the court determines how long — and how much — one spouse will pay. The recipient pays taxes on alimony, which the IRS considers income. The payor benefits from a tax deduction.
Why Choose Us?
Whether you’re preparing to divorce or realize that your family’s financial situation has changed, and you need to update a child or spousal support agreement, our team is ready to help. We’ll guide you through what’s often a complicated process to achieving financial security for yourself and your family, that includes:
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