Yearly Archives: 2013

Pittsburgh Divorce Attorney Candice Komar — Settling Family Law Cases

September 07, 2013 | Attorney Videos

Icon for author Pollock Begg Pollock Begg

Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC founding Partner Candice L. Komar shares her thoughts on how she helps clients settle family law cases. A certified mediator trained in collaborative law, Komar understands the motivations and needs on both sides of each case, thoroughly analyzing each detail before reaching a final settlement. She is recognized as a leading practitioner, litigator, and highly skilled negotiator in matrimonial law. To learn more about […]

Read More

Lengthy Separation is Compelling Circumstance for Divorce Bifurcation

September 02, 2013 | Blog, Court Decisions, Divorce

Icon for author Brian Vertz Brian Vertz

In Seelbaugh v. Seelbaugh (non-precedential), No. 1102 WDA 2012 (August 16, 2012), the Superior Court heard an appeal in which a wife contested the bifurcation of a divorce proceeding, allowing a divorce to be issued before the ancillary claims were resolved. Bifurcation is governed, under statutory amendments enacted in 2005, by 23 Pa.C.S. Section 3323(c.1). That section authorizes the trial court to enter a divorce decree without simultaneously resolving the […]

Read More

Same-Sex Couples May File Joint Tax Returns

August 30, 2013 | Blog, Tax Issues

Icon for author Brian Vertz Brian Vertz

In a press release yesterday, the U.S. Treasury Department announced its ruling that same-sex couples may file joint income tax returns, regardless of whether they reside in states that recognize their marriage or not. In fact, the Treasury Department invites same-sex couples to amend their separate returns to file joint returns for the past three years. Other tax benefits not previously available to married same-sex couples are also described in […]

Read More

Jumpstarting Your Legal Career: 10 Steps to Successful Networking

August 29, 2013 | In the News

Icon for author Ideality Communications Ideality Communications

The family law attorneys at Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC author many articles on matrimonial law and are frequently called upon by the media for perspective and insight. Please note certain articles may require login information. The Legal Intelligencer, “Taking Your Book of Business From Pamphlet to Novel,” by Joseph Williams, Aug. 29, 2013. (PDF)

Read More

Contact Us