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Pittsburgh Family Law Attorney Candice L. Komar Outlines Rewarding Benefits of Collaborative Law … for Attorneys

The collaborative law process is empowering to both clients and attorneys. Discovering ways to break communication barriers and zero in on both parties’ needs and desires in each case is satisfying. What’s not to love about a process that helps clients, but also yields creative and concrete dividends for the collaborative professionals? From teamwork, to snacks with a purpose to watching families begin to heal, collaborative law provides numerous ways […]

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Pittsburgh Family Law Attorney Heather Trostle Smith Says Mediation Protects Privacy in Custody Clashes

June 15, 2022 | In the News, Mediation

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Interior designer and house flipping reality TV star Christina Hall recently took issue when her ex-husband, Ant Anstead, petitioned the court for full custody of their son rather than attempting to resolve co-parenting challenges privately via a mediator. Many couples facing contentious divorce and custody matters can benefit from the privacy and control mediation affords, according to Pollock Begg Partner Heather Trostle Smith. The mediation process guides spouses or parents […]

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Pittsburgh Divorce and Custody Attorney Joseph R. Williams Gives Tips for Splitting Shared Expenses Between Co-Parents

April 20, 2022 | Child Support, In the News

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In a recent article on moms.com, Pittsburgh family law attorney Joseph R. Williams shares suggestions for easily divvying up expenses beyond child support with your child’s other parent. Co-parents can pave the way for a cordial relationship by doing a few simple things to improve communication: Keep documentation of all expenses to avoid miscommunication between parents. Having a paper trail helps avoid conflict. Discuss expenses with your ex prior to […]

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Pittsburgh Divorce Attorney Stephanie L. Jablon Outlines Benefits of a Complete Team in Collaborative Family Law

March 28, 2022 | Collaborative Law, In the News

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Pollock Begg Partner Stephanie L. Jablon, a collaboratively trained and certified family law attorney, aggressively works to amicably resolve a variety of cases and has seen alternative dispute resolution options become increasingly popular. However, few clients take advantage of the full collaborative divorce process, according to Jablon and may be missing out on many of its benefits. Misconceptions about how collaborative divorce works may be behind clients’ slow embrace of […]

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Pittsburgh Family Law Attorney Joseph R. Williams Discusses How to Handle Co-Parenting Schedule Changes

February 21, 2022 | Child Custody, In the News

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In an article on moms.com, Partner Joseph R. Williams recommends working collaboratively when co-parenting in order to do what’s best for the children involved. Keeping the lines of communication open will make it easier to navigate school closures and last-minute schedule changes that can throw parents off their games. Read the full article on the moms.com website. Joe Williams is a partner at Pollock Begg with collaborative family law training […]

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Pittsburgh Child Custody Lawyer Brian C. Vertz Breaks Down Pivotal Hague Convention Case Before the U.S. Supreme Court

February 08, 2022 | In the News

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Brian C. Vertz, Pittsburgh child custody lawyer and a partner at Pollock Begg with experience handling international custody disputes, said a case set to go before the U.S. Supreme Court could change the way courts deal with cross-border custody disagreements involving domestic violence. In December, the Supreme Court agreed to hear an international family law case between an Italian father and an American mother who fled Italy with her child […]

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