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Case Notes: The Entitlement Defense to Spousal Support
Case Notes: The Entitlement Defense to Spousal Support

The obligation to financially support a spouse prior to a divorce decree is known as Alimony Pendente Lite ("APL") or Spousal support. Generally, support paid while divorce proceedings are ongoing is APL and support paid without divorce proceedings is known as spousal ...

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Blog posts in April

  • Case Notes: Paternity by Estoppel

    Establishing paternity can often be confusing. There are two major presumptions regarding paternity in Pennsylvania: If Mother is married, there is a ...

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  • Case Notes: Does a polyamorous relationship take away custody?

    In V.B. and C.B. v. J.E.B. and C.C ., 2012 Pa. Super 20, the Superior Court dealt with the issue of whether the court should remove a parents primary ...

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  • Case Notes: Counsel Fees

    We often get questions about counsel fees. Can I make the other side pay my fees? When does the court order counsel fees? What if the other side has ...

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  • Legislative Update: Could Child Support Continue After Death?

    As it stands now, support generally terminates upon the death of the payer. By definition, a dead payer is, no longer living or earning funds to ...

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  • Case Notes: Custody Restriction and Effect on Support

    What happens economically when the court severely restricts custodial rights? Does that lessen the amount of child support to be paid, since the payer ...

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  • Case Notes: Is private Facebook information subject to discovery?

    Social media has permeated pretty much every aspect of our lives. Experienced attorneys use information posted on Facebook, twitter, tumblr, and other ...

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  • Case Notes: Shared Custody

    In the case of S.B. v. B.P. , FD 04-002820, Allegheny CP (March 26, 2012), the local Allegheny County court dealt with a Mother who appealed from a ...

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  • Case Notes: Business interests and Equitable Distribution

    Valuing assets can be extremely complicated. It takes a lot of experience to determine the type of evidence that is necessary to prove the value of an ...

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