Family Law Services
Abuse | Restraining Orders | PFAs
If you have been abused by or are in fear of your spouse or romantic partner, you should seek advice about protection from abuse, commonly known as a PFA. A PFA Order is designed to protect the victim by forbidding the Defendants abuse, harassment, stalking or threatening of the victim. Find out more.
ADR | Arbitration | Mediation | Collaborative Law
At Shemtob Draganosky Taylor, our attorneys believe in the process of resolving family law issues that arise in a divorce proceeding without the necessity of litigation, if possible. This is called alternative dispute resolution (ADR). ADR includes processes such as collaborative law, mediation, and arbitration. Find out more.
Alimony refers to the financial support that a dependent spouse will receive after a divorce. This is different from the spousal support or alimony pendente lite refers to the temporary financial support the dependent spouse is to receives during the course of the divorce proceedings. Find out more.
The attorneys at Shemtob Draganosky Taylor are accomplished at appellate practice. While trials are a determination of facts and application of law, appeals are based on dispute with how the trial court applied the law to the facts of the case. Find out more.
Business Valuation in Divorce
When a divorce involves a closely-held business or a family business, there are certain issues that must be carefully considered. You may be focused on making sure the business survives the divorce — without losing important business contacts. Find out more.
Child Custody and Visitation
At Shemtob Draganosky Taylor, we recognize that no two cases are alike when it comes to child custody. As a result, we always utilize an individualized approach in these highly sensitive cases. Find out more.
Pennsylvania has statutory guidelines that determine child support for most parents. However, in certain cases, including high income cases, the law permits “deviation” from the support guidelines. An experienced family law attorney can offer the guidance you seek. Find out more.
At Shemtob Draganosky Taylor, we understand that every person’s story is different and that what is right for one person will not necessarily be right for another. We will discuss where you are in the divorce process and the best course of action in your specific circumstances. Find out more.
Equitable Distribution | Property
The divorce lawyers at Shemtob Draganosky Taylor, P.C. are experienced in handling property distribution cases. In Pennsylvania, the court divides all marital property in an equitable manner. However, the term “equitable division” does not necessarily refer to an equal division. Find out more.
Grandparent and Third Party Visitation and Custody
Grandparents have rights in Pennsylvania. Under certain circumstances, Pennsylvania law will allow a grandparent to petition the court for an award of legal and/or physical custody. The requirements for a grandparent to have standing to pursue custody of their grandchildren are very specific depending upon the type of custody sought. Find out more.
High Asset Divorce
Most people facing divorce have concerns regarding property division, spousal support, child custody and child support. However, clients coming from the Main Line communities of Pennsylvania often have more complicated concerns regarding property rights, business interests, hidden assets and much more. Find out more.
In many instances, in the years after a divorce has been finalized, there are issues that arise. Issues that are often revisited are child support and child custody. Find out more.
At Shemtob Draganosky Taylor, our attorneys think “outside of the box” in divorce and in prenuptial agreements. We are able to prepare creative documents that accurately express your intentions and fit your needs. Find out more.
Property Settlement Agreements
A property settlement agreement clearly defines each party’s rights and obligations after a divorce. The lawyers of Shemtob Draganosky Taylor are knowledgeable and forward thinking. When discussing and negotiating the issues in a divorce, they may raise important issues that have not considered. Our attorneys will work with you to protect your rights in your divorce settlement. Find out more.
In our growing and transient society, issues of relocation are arising more and more frequently. Shemtob Draganosky Taylor advocates for the rights of parents seeking to relocate with their children, as well as parents opposing such a move. Find out more.
Retirement Benefits in Divorce
Many high-income divorces involve assets that will not become payable until many years later. In fact, these 401(k)s, IRAs, pensions and other retirement accounts are often some of the most significant — and the most sought after — assets in the entire marital estate. Find out more.
Same Sex Marriage
Pennsylvania has recognized same-sex marriages since May 2014 when a U.S. federal district court judge ruled that Pennsylvania’s 1996 statutory ban on the recognition of same-sex marriage was unconstitutional. Before then, Pennsylvania prohibited same-sex marriage and refused to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states. Find out more.
Spousal support and alimony pendente lite (APL) refer to the temporary financial support the dependent spouse receives during the course of the divorce proceedings. This is different from the alimony that a dependent spouse may receive after divorce. Find out more.
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