5 Signs You Need to Hire an Ad Litem for Your Divorce

5 Signs You Need to Hire an Ad Litem for Your Divorce

Divorce rates may be on the decline, but there are still hundreds of thousands of divorces (affecting hundreds of thousands of children) each year. For children under two, the impact of a divorce will be minimal. Experts suggest that kids between the ages of 3-11 will experience the most emotional trauma from a divorce. Regardless

5 Signs You Need to Hire a Child Custody Lawyer

5 Signs You Need to Hire a Child Custody Lawyer

There were 782,038 divorces in America during the span of a single year. While some divorces only involve spouses, many leave children stuck in the middle as well. While representing yourself is always an option, think twice before you make the choice. If you’re going through a messy divorce, you might realize you need a child custody lawyer

5 Crucial Questions to Ask a Divorce Lawyer You Need to Know

5 Crucial Questions to Ask a Divorce Lawyer You Need to Know

There are several reasons why someone might choose to hire a divorce lawyer. Spouses that currently share custody of their child or children will certainly want to establish custody rights and rules, and having an external party present is helpful. Having a lawyer handy can also result in a far fairer and safer outcome—for everyone. Still, it’s

5 Tips for Helping Children Cope with Divorce

5 Tips for Helping Children Cope with Divorce

72% of divorces occur during the first 14 years of marriage, making it likely for there to be young children in the equation. From questions about custody and child support to a new day-to-day routine, parenting through a divorce has tricky moments. Helping children cope with divorce is a big responsibility on top of an already chaotic situation.

Michael Daigle Joins Crosson & Richetti Family Law

Michael Daigle Joins Crosson & Richetti Family Law

Crosson & Richetti Family Law is pleased to announce that Michael Daigle has joined the firm’s practice group. Daigle joins from his position as Pro Se Law Clerk for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Since opening in September 2018, Crosson & Richetti has significantly grown. “We are committed to

Child Support – How Long Does It Last In PA?

Child Support – How Long Does It Last In PA?

The parents of a child both have a financial obligation to support their children, without regard to their relationship with the child. This means that if one parent chooses not to spend time with their child, this does not release them from the obligation to pay child support unless they terminate their parental rights. With

Charting Living Expenses During Your Divorce

Charting Living Expenses During Your Divorce

When charting your living expenses during your divorce, you need to have a complete understanding of your own as well as your ex’s financial situation. ◊ Here’s a starter list to help figure out your living expenses. ◊ When filling a Financial Affidavit, keep in mind that there are 4.3 weeks per month – not

3 Ways You Can Make Sure Children of Divorce Have a Shot at Happiness…Even During the Holidays!

3 Ways You Can Make Sure Children of Divorce Have a Shot at Happiness…Even During the Holidays!

For families, divorce can present devastating challenges especially for the children involved. Unsurprisingly, divorce becomes no easier when it prefaces major holidays. Newly separated parents may feel great remorse when trying to pick up the pieces and resume a sense of normalcy in their homes for themselves, and for their children. If you are getting

Modifying Your Child Support in Pennsylvania

Modifying Your Child Support in Pennsylvania

In Pennsylvania, when you pay for child support the amount is determined by a specific pre-set formula. Starting with your monthly income as the determining factor means that your support amount can change based on your job circumstances. Did you get a raise? Have you taken a leave of absence due to a family emergency?