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June 2017 Archives

Courts and states increasingly favor shared custody

For Pennsylvania fathers who are going through a divorce, the thought of losing regular access to their children could provoke a great deal of anguish. However, an increasing number of jurisdictions across the United States now strongly favor shared physical custody arrangements, especially when fathers are seeking it.

What protective orders do in Pennsylvania

In a domestic violence case, Pennsylvania law may call for the victim to be given a protective order. In many cases, the protective order forbids an abuser from coming within a certain distance of the victim for a predetermined amount of time. An emergency order may expire within a day while a general order may last for up to 18 months. However, an order may be extended indefinitely if necessary.

How to protect one's interests after a car crash

Car accidents happen every day in Pennsylvania. When an individual is involved an accident that was caused by another driver, such as a rear-end collision, he or she should collect essential information about the at-fault driver. Even if someone is uncertain about who was responsible for the accident, he or she should still obtain the other driver's name, telephone number and insurance information.

Pickup trucks score well in avoiding vehicle fatalities

Pickup trucks and SUVs scored better than average in vehicle fatality figures, according to an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety report released May 22. The overall rate for all passenger vehicles throughout Pennsylvania and the U.S. was 30 driver deaths per million registrations.

Advantages and disadvantages of nesting after divorce

Pennsylvania parents who are considering options for custody in a divorce might want to consider an arrangement known as "nesting". This is a joint custody arrangement in which children continue living in the family home while the parents take turns living there.