Category: Divorce

Pollock Begg Partner Brian C. Vertz Addresses Financial Implications of COVID-19 in New Edition of ‘Divorce Taxation’

March 31, 2021 | Divorce, Press Releases, Tax Issues

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PITTSBURGH — Can Paycheck Protection Program funds impact your divorce settlement? Pollock Begg Partner Brian C. Vertz, co-author of “Divorce Taxation,” updated the legal reference book for 2021 to answer such timely questions and provide new information for a post-COVID world. In addition to explaining tax issues arising frequently in family law settlements and litigation, the 19th edition of “Divorce Taxation” details the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Security Act (CARES […]

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COVID Focus: Should Family Court Adjust Child Support for Parents Unable to Work Full Time?

June 23, 2020 | Blog, Child Support, COVID-19, Divorce

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Now that many children are being homeschooled due to the COVID crisis, should the family court adjust child support for those parents who are unable to work full time? A recent decision of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania may shed light on that issue. In Deputy v. Deputy, No. 2689 EDA 2019 (April 13, 2020) (nonprecedential), the Superior Court heard a child support appeal in which the parents’ four children […]

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Is Litigation or Collaborative Law Best for My Situation?

Pittsburgh divorce attorney and partner Joseph R. Williams, discusses traditional litigation versus collaborative divorces.   Joe joined Pollock Begg as a law clerk in 2008, was promoted to associate in 2009 after being admitted to the bar, and joined the leadership ranks as partner in 2014. His rapid climb has not gone unnoticed by his colleagues and peers. Williams has been named to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Stars list […]

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What If My Divorcing Spouse Handles the Finances?

May 25, 2020 | Attorney Videos, Blog, Complex Financial Issues, Divorce

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Joseph R. Williams, Pittsburgh divorce attorney a partner at our family law firm, discusses possible financial tactics of affluent spouses during the divorce proceedings. Joe joined Pollock Begg as a law clerk in 2008, was promoted to associate in 2009 after being admitted to the bar, and joined the leadership ranks as partner in 2014. His rapid climb has not gone unnoticed by his colleagues and peers. Williams has been named […]

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