Pennsylvania Child Support Guidelines Change in May 2010

In May 2010, changes to the Pennsylvania Child Support Guidelines take effect. The changes to the Guidelines are based upon Federal law and Federal regulations Read More

Marital Misconduct and your Divorce

The rule in Pennsylvania is that the determination of the equitable division, distribution or assignment of the marital property in a divorce must be made Read More

What is Legal Custody in Pennsylvania?

“Legal Custody” refers to a parent’s right to share in decisions of major importance in the life of their minor child. Decisions that relate to Read More

Can A Divorce Lawyer Represent Both Parties? – About Mediation and Representing Yourself in the Court

The simple answer is no. An inherent conflict of interest will always exist, so it is neither possible nor ethical for one lawyer to represent Read More

New Local Rules of Court for York County

York County has revised the Local Rules of Civil Procedure effective December 28, 2009. While there are many changes and amendments, one of significance to Read More

Collaborative Law on TV!

Today I was a guest on a local television talk show. The topic was Collaborative Law and Collaborative Practice. Since it was only a 30 Read More

Understanding Pennsylvania’s Waiting Period for Divorce

When a married couple residing in Pennsylvania wishes to legally divorce they desire a swift resolution to divorce proceedings. Couples who want to end their Read More

Welcome to the Colgan & Associates Family Law Blog!

Welcome to our Family Law Blog. It is our intent to provide helpful information to our clients, friends and colleagues through this blog. Many times Read More


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