Yearly Archives: 2014

Divorce and Discovery: Superior Court Rejects Privacy Interest to Justify Protective Order

August 21, 2014 | Blog, Court Decisions, Divorce

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Pennsylvania residents who are getting divorced may face the daunting task of answering discovery: interrogatories and document requests. Some may wonder why they must produce personal information, such as checking account records that show purchases made long after a marital separation, or tax returns that include the income of a new spouse. Will the Pennsylvania courts enter a protective order to prohibit the discovery of personal information? A recent en […]

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All Pollock Begg Partners Named to 2015 Best Lawyers in America

August 20, 2014 | Press Releases

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All partners included for sixth consecutive year PITTSBURGH — All five partners of family law firm Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC were selected for inclusion in 2015 edition of Best Lawyers in America, the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession. David S. Pollock, Todd M. Begg, Candice L. Komar, Daniel H. Glasser and Brian C. Vertz were recognized among the list of practitioners of legal excellence in the […]

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Family Law Attorney Brian Vertz Elected Secretary, Pa Chapter AAML

Pollock Begg partner to assume presidency of the organization in 2018

August 19, 2014 | Press Releases

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PITTSBURGH — Divorce attorney Brian C. Vertz, partner of family law firm Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC, is the new secretary of the Pennsylvania chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML). Vertz was elected at the July meeting and will serve as secretary for a one-year term. Per the organization’s bylaws he will ascend to the position of chapter president over the next four years. A fellow […]

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Child Support Taken from Retained Earnings of Business

July 23, 2014 | Blog, Child Support, Court Decisions

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When a business owner in Pennsylvania owes child support, he or she may consider whether to include the retained earnings that are not distributed to owners in calculating child support.  A recent decision of the Superior Court (non-precedential) answers this question by making reference to a previous child support decision.  In M.J. v. S.J., No. 747 WDA 2013 (July 16, 2014), the owner of a consulting business organized as a Subchapter […]

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