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June 2016 Archives

What is stalking?

Stalking is known to endanger celebrities. More commonly, however, stalkers can also can cause domestic violence and frighten their former spouse or anyone that was involved in an intimate relationship with them. The victim's attempts to end a relationship with the offender often precipitates stalking.

Philadelphia native Amber Rose reaches divorce settlement

Understanding the divorce process can sometimes lead to a smoother divorce. Model, actress and singer Amber Rose, originally from Philadelphia, recently reached a divorce settlement with her rapper husband. Rose will receive $1 million in the divorce settlement according to the prenuptial agreement signed between the couple. Rose's ex-husband, rapper Wiz Khalifa, is reported to owe Rose $644,000 of the total $1 million divorce settlement he owes her. Khalifa will keep the couple's Pennsylvania home and a number of cars.

Parenting plans help with parenting time and other concerns

Summertime is coming which usually means summer trips and vacations. This can present unique challenges for couples and families going through a divorce or who are already divorced. Vacations and trips out of town highlight the importance of a parenting agreement and the ways in which the family law process can help parents resolve concerns related to parenting time following a divorce or help them develop a parenting plan during a divorce.

The facts about domestic violence in Pennsylvania

Domestic violence victims in Pennsylvania do not have to suffer alone and without help. Resources and legal options are available to protect victims of domestic violence. Unfortunately, one in four women will experience domestic violence during their lifetime. A total of 1.3 million women are estimated to be victims of intimate partner violence each year. The majority of victims of domestic violence are women with women accounting for 73 percent of domestic violence victims, however, men can be victims of domestic violence as well.