Posts by Sadek & Cooper

Will My Child Have to Appear in Divorce Court?

courtroom 144091 1280 - Will My Child Have to Appear in Divorce Court?

As Pennsylvania divorce attorneys we hear from many parents who are concerned about the prospect of their child being called to testify in child custody proceedings. Most are concerned their children will be traumatized by this event. Fortunately, we can say with some ease that the worst fears of these parents rarely come to pass,…

Read More

What You Need to Know About Supervised Visitation

girl 1641215 1280 - What You Need to Know About Supervised Visitation

As Philadelphia family lawyers we get a lot of questions about supervised visitation. It can be confusing, even distressing, to hear you can’t see your child without having someone else present. Here’s what you need to know if you are the parent in this situation. If you’re the custodial parent with some questions about supervised…

Read More

Why You Need an Attorney for Your Pennsylvania Adoption

family 1466262 1280 - Why You Need an Attorney for Your Pennsylvania Adoption

As Pennsylvania family law attorneys we meet a lot of people who are very surprised to learn they might need a lawyer for their adoption. Often people have the idea they can just walk into an agency, follow whatever procedure the agency sets for them, pay a bunch of money, and they’re done. But adoption…

Read More

Can An Adult Child Sue for Back Child Support in Pennsylvania?

bank note 941246 640 - Can An Adult Child Sue for Back Child Support in Pennsylvania?

Child support remains both a controversial and somewhat misunderstood subject. And as Philadelphia divorce lawyers, we hear a lot of questions about it, especially since a great deal of child support goes unpaid in our state. One question we sometimes get comes from an adult child, say, a college student, or a young person just…

Read More

Co-Parenting Your Way Through the Holidays

girl 2931287 640 - Co-Parenting Your Way Through the Holidays

The final quarter of the year is here, which means all the holidays are on the way. Halloween. Thanksgiving. Hanukkah. Christmas. Kwanzaa. New Years. And any other major holiday you may celebrate between now and January 1, 2019. Holidays can be fraught for divorced couples. Both parents can get pretty emotional about the significance of…

Read More

Here’s Your Checklist for Setting Divorce Goals

checklist 2077020 640 - Here's Your Checklist for Setting Divorce Goals

In a previous post we talked about how it’s important to set some goals for your divorce so you can have a productive conversation with your attorney. Walking in knowing what you hope to accomplish is even one of the best ways to save money on a divorce, as it allows us to avoid wasting…

Read More

5 Steps You Can Take to Keep Your Divorce from Destroying Your Finances

piggy bank 2889046 1280 - 5 Steps You Can Take to Keep Your Divorce from Destroying Your Finances

Divorce can be so financially devastating that we’ve observed it often goes hand-in-hand with bankruptcy. Of course, the financial implications of divorce aren’t the only reason divorce and bankruptcy are so closely related. Often, severe financial problems are the reason why the marriage is ending in the first place. Whatever your situation, you’ve got serious…

Read More

Should You Take Out a Life Insurance Policy on Your Ex?

paper 3224639 1280 - Should You Take Out a Life Insurance Policy on Your Ex?

If your ex-spouse is being ordered to pay child support or spousal support then you have one more step to take after your divorce decree is signed. You need to seriously consider taking out a life insurance policy on your ex. This is counter intuitive. Most people think they can only take out a life…

Read More

These Co-Parenting Mistakes Will Get You Into Hot Water

coming soon 2818254 1280 - These Co-Parenting Mistakes Will Get You Into Hot Water

Even divorced celebrities struggle with the issue of parenting time. It’s not that uncommon for visitation to remain a sticky issue well after the divorce is finalized. Everyone’s heard about the ways people can get into trouble because of child support payments. But there are plenty of ways to get into trouble as a co-parent,…

Read More
Get Your Free Consultation

Sadek and Cooper Law Offices, LLC