Parents who are receiving child support in Pennsylvania might get a small raise in 2017 — if they negotiate or go to court under the new Pennsylvania child support guidelines, effective May 1, 2017. To find if you might be entitled to a raise (or have to pay more), look at the new Pennsylvania child support guidelines that are posted here. The Pennsylvania courts do not automatically grant child support […]
A new Guideline amount resulting from new or revised support guidelines may constitute a material and substantial change in circumstances.
In this author’s opinion, the decision reflects a reasonable concern on the part of the trial judge that she could not measure the materiality of the alleged change in circumstances.
In Krebs v. Krebs, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania considered whether to award legal fees to a parent who won modification of child support.
A recent decision issued by Florida’s intermediate appellate court, Craissati v. Craissati, amply demonstrates the importance of good contract writing skill. The husband and wife in this case entered into a marital settlement agreement, in which the husband agreed to pay alimony for eight years. Like most alimony agreements, this agreement provided that the alimony would terminate upon the death of the recipient, her remarriage, or cohabitation for a period […]