Partner With Your Legal Ally 717.268.4287

Blog Posts in July, 2012

All Posts
  • What is Meant by
    What is Meant by "Deviate" Sexual Intercourse?

    In Pennsylvania, there are crimes based upon whether the acts occurred were "deviate." But, what does that mean? There is often confusion when one of my clients is charged or investigated for a crime ...

    Read More
  • Military Retirement as a Marital Asset Subject to Equitable Distribution
    Military Retirement as a Marital Asset Subject to Equitable Distribution

    Pennsylvania has opted to treat military pensions as marital property . However, The provision in the Divorce Code permitting equitable distribution of veteran's compensation where the veteran has ...

    Read More
  • Proposed PA Legislation Set To Establish New Parameters for the PA Divorce Code and Military Pensions
    Proposed PA Legislation Set To Establish New Parameters for the PA Divorce Code and Military Pensions

    The proposed amendments introduced on May 21, 2012 in the PA House would amend Title 23 Pa.C.S. Section 3502(a.1) regarding military pay, to establish PA Courts with authority allowable under the U.S. ...

    Read More
  • Child Support Provisions in a Marital Settlement Agreement
    Child Support Provisions in a Marital Settlement Agreement

    Marital settlement provisions that establish child support at a set number are subject to modification and may not be binding. I have met with numerous divorce clients that come to me after they have ...

    Read More
  • SORNA Has Been Recently Amended to Define Who Must Register
    SORNA Has Been Recently Amended to Define Who Must Register

    Certain offenders that would have had to register under SORNA as of December 20, 2012 have now been excluded by House Bill 75, passed on July 5, 2012. It takes the retroactivity out of the Law for ...

    Read More
  • Acknowledgment of paternity
    Acknowledgment of paternity

    PATERNITY METHODS OF ESTABLISHING PATERNITY- CHILD BORN OUT-OF-WEDLOCK ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF PATERNITY The father of a child born out of wedlock may formally acknowledge paternity of the child by filing ...

    Read More