Yearly Archives: 2017

Hurry Up and Wait: Why Filing for Divorce May Not be in Your Best Interests

November 08, 2017 | Divorce, Legal Perspective

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When they first meet with us, many clients, justifiably, are eager to file a divorce action, and end the process as quickly as possible. Indeed, even clients who do not want to be divorced want to end the process as quickly and painlessly as possible. Yet, there may be strategic reasons to wait. Pittsburgh divorce attorneys may file complaints in divorce for a myriad of reasons — to establish a […]

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Pittsburgh Family Law Firm Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC Adds Two Divorce Attorneys

November 06, 2017 | Press Releases

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PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh family law firm Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC adds two new divorce attorneys, Lindsay A. Nemit and Kelsey M. Ward, to its roster. Nemit began her legal career as an associate attorney at Greg Castelli & Associates before joining the ranks at Pollock Begg. She received her Juris Doctor from Duquesne University School of Law where she was a teaching and research assistant and served […]

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Pittsburgh Family Lawyer Joseph R. Williams Honored during Allegheny County Bar Foundation Pro Bono Week

November 03, 2017 | Community

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Pollock Begg partner, and Pittsburgh family lawyer, Joseph R. Williams was honored during the Allegheny County Bar Foundation’s 2017 Pro Bono Week.  Joe was presented with the Young Lawyer Award at the volunteer appreciation lunch on October 23 and again recognized for his service at the Fall Foundation Reception on November 1. The ACBF Pro Bono Center is the nexus between the members of the bar association and projects and member […]

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Pittsburgh Family Law Firm Pollock Begg Named to U.S. News Best Law Firms Directory

November 01, 2017 | Press Releases

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PITTSBURGH — For the ninth year in a row, Pittsburgh family law firm Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC receives recognition as a Tier One Best Law Firms recipient in the area of family law, according to rankings released by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers for 2018. Pollock Begg has been included on this list every year since U.S. News commenced rankings in 2010. This designation recognizes […]

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Why Should I Consider Estate Planning During a Divorce?

October 31, 2017 | Divorce, Estate Planning, Legal Perspective, Marital Property

Icon for author Candice Komar Candice Komar

Often when clients are progressing through their divorce, it is overwhelming enough to handle the custody, support, asset division and valuation issues, let alone estate issues. All too often during these emotionally charged times, clients request their divorce lawyers to set aside any estate concerns until after the final settlement order of court dividing the assets is entered, which may take a while. Is it worth revising your will while […]

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Pittsburgh Family Law Attorneys Celebrate 2017 Conflict Resolution Day

Pittsburgh family law attorneys from our firm were on hand to commemorate Conflict Resolution Day 2017 on Oct. 19. The cocktail reception and awards presentation, held in downtown Pittsburgh at the Allegheny County Family Division Court Building, celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Allegheny County’s Generations Program and the 35th anniversary of The Mediation Council of Western PA. Conflict Resolution Day was created by the Association for Conflict Resolution in 2005 to: […]

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