If you and your former spouse divorced while the children were young, the custody order is likely an equal time split. This usually includes every other weekend and several weeks during the summer along with shared holidays and school vacations. While those rigid...
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Put yourself in the best position during a DUI arrest
On Behalf of Thomas & Thomas Attorneys At Law | Dec 21, 2022 | Criminal Defense
When police pull you over on suspicion of a DUI, there are several things you can do to improve your chances of dropping the charges. Making a mistake might guarantee a conviction, which you do not want. According to the Pennsylvania DMV, your first DUI offense might...
What do I need to apply for SSDI?
On Behalf of Thomas & Thomas Attorneys At Law | Dec 19, 2022 | Social Security Disability
If you have a disability, you may qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). However, not everyone with a disability meets the requirements. According to ssa.gov, you must have current or previous job experience at a company that paid into Social...
How does Pennsylvania decide child custody?
On Behalf of Thomas & Thomas Attorneys At Law | Dec 16, 2022 | Family Law
Custody issues for divorcing parents are one of the most stressful aspects of an already taxing process. Parents want to maintain a good relationship with their children, but the prospect of splitting parenting time is frightening. According to Pennsylvania...
Does your child have a say in which parent to live with?
On Behalf of Thomas & Thomas Attorneys At Law | Feb 9, 2022 | Blog, Family Law
When divorce between you and your partner is imminent, child custody is likely the biggest concern for everyone involved. There is a very real chance that your child already has a preference for which parent to live with after the split. Your child has a very limited...
Drug possession convictions no longer affect college funding
On Behalf of Thomas & Thomas Attorneys At Law | Oct 4, 2021 | Criminal Defense
For many Pennsylvania families, college can be downright unaffordable. To help students pursue higher education, the federal government provides loans, grants and work-study funds to more than 13 million Americans every single year. In the recent past, a conviction...
How do Pennsylvania courts divide retirement accounts during divorce proceedings?
On Behalf of Thomas & Thomas Attorneys At Law | Jul 6, 2021 | Family Law
People sometimes expect to be able to keep all of their retirement savings after a divorce because they earned them exclusively. However, retirement savings may be subject to division. When a court handling a divorce evaluates how to divide a retirement account, the...
Which disabilities does Social Security Disability Insurance cover?
On Behalf of Thomas & Thomas Attorneys At Law | Apr 5, 2021 | Social Security Disability
Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) plays an essential role in the lives of many disabled Americans. It provides them with much-needed relief to help them deal with the effects of debilitating disease or injury when they don’t have alternate forms of...
Is fighting DUI charges worth it?
On Behalf of Thomas & Thomas Attorneys At Law | Mar 29, 2021 | Criminal Defense
Getting charged with a DUI can present challenges. You're upset and the only thing you want is to get your license restored to normal. Perhaps you're not sure what happens next or if it is even worth fighting the charges. Knowing how to manage your DUI in...
How much does a Pennsylvania DUI raise your auto insurance?
On Behalf of Thomas & Thomas Attorneys At Law | Nov 10, 2020 | Criminal Defense
All states take drinking and driving quite seriously, and Pennsylvania is no exception. While a conviction for driving under the influence may take a personal and professional toll on you, research shows that it takes a large financial one, too. Even as a first-time...
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