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September 2013 Archives

Solving unpaid child support issues through modification

Being a professional athlete and playing for a well-known basketball team in the National Basketball Association may be a dream come true for many Pennsylvania residents. Many readers are aware of the fame of Allen Iverson, a former player of the Philadelphia 76ers. Unfortunately, Iverson's bright career has faded, leaving him with controversy because of failure to pay child support.

Special occasions a custody and visitation concern for parents

Child custody matters are not a common divorce issue that ends when the divorce has been finalized. Although child custody mainly concerns the best interests of the child, not all parents are necessarily on the same page when it comes to what that means. Conflicts and disagreements are expected. Even parents in Philadelphia may relate to this. Unfortunately, the disputes between parents may also happen during the child's special events.

Exercising grandparents' right in Grandparents' Day

Grandparents can oftentimes play an important role for families in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They are often considered the children's second parents and they teach the child values and get involved with fun activities with them. Even if the parents divorce, grandparents still have legal rights to their grandchildren.

Sibling bond and split child custody decrees

If the marriage falls apart, what happens to half-siblings? Here in Philadelphia, there are distinct provisions that force children without blood ties to be separated. It is unfortunate but laws do exist that legally end relationships between children.