In Pennsylvania, is it possible to have sole legal custody? Legal custody determines who makes important decisions for a child, such as decisions about education, health care, and religion. In most cases, parents share legal custody of their children. But there are some cases where one parent may be awarded sole legal custody. Learn more…

In this video, we answer the question: can you waive child support in Pennsylvania? If you are considering waiving child support, please contact an attorney to discuss your specific situation. At Potts, Shoemaker & Grossman, LLC, our attorneys are prepared to assist you in finding the best approach for your individual situation. To schedule a…

What if your role to a child is akin to a parent or stepparent? What part of this relationship will the court recognize? What have they recognized in the past? Continue reading to learn more about how family law practitioners may deal with support, custody, and in loco parentis cases. There’s an adage that goes “be careful…

A child custody case can be an especially stressful time for you, the opposing party, and your child(ren). Everyone’s future can appear uncertain and you may be tempted to act out or even shut down. To give yourself the best possible chance at resolving your case favorably, we suggest giving these five things a try….