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 In Deputy v. Deputy, No. 2689 EDA 2019 (April 13, 2020) (nonprecedential), the Superior Court heard a child support appeal in which the parents’ four children […]

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Pollock Begg Partners Assume Leadership Roles within Allegheny County Bar Association

Joseph R. Williams Serves as President-elect; Heather Trostle Smith Joins Judiciary Committee

June 05, 2020 | Press Releases

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PITTSBURGH — Joseph R. Williams and Heather Trostle Smith, both partners in downtown Pittsburgh family law firm Pollock Begg, have been elected to leadership roles within the Allegheny County Bar Association, the ACBA announced Wednesday. Williams will serve as president-elect from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. Commencing on July 1, 2021, Williams will serve as president of the association for one year. In that capacity, he will preside over the […]

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Can I Prevent My Spouse from Contacting Me at Work?

May 29, 2020 | Attorney Videos, Blog, Protection from Abuse - PFA

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Can you prevent your spouse from contacting you at work? Pittsburgh divorce attorney Joseph R. Williams explains when harassment and abuse are present at a place of employment, a Protection from Abuse or PFA can help enforce certain no-contact perimeters. This can be especially helpful if the harassment is intervening with the spouse’s livelihood.     Joe joined Pollock Begg as a law clerk in 2008, was promoted to associate […]

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Pittsburgh Family Law Firm Pollock Begg Earns Reappearance on 2020 Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Rankings

May 28, 2020 | Press Releases

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PITTSBURGH — Distinguished as leaders in matrimonial law, Pittsburgh family law attorneys at Pollock Begg are again recognized on the 2020 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, Pennsylvania Rising Stars and Pittsburgh Super Lawyers Top 50 lists. Pollock Begg leadership has maintained space on these selective listings for more than a decade and is pleased to welcome another partner and associate to the latest lists. Each year, no more than 5% of the lawyers in the […]

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