Grandparents’ Rights Know the Law in PA

By Robert M. Going, Attorney Grandparents have always played an important role in children's lives, whether they make special visits a few times a year, serve as regular babysitters, or become live-in members of the family. Many grandparents enjoy these more traditional roles, but many others find themselves taking on more responsibility in raising their grandchildren. Nationwide, the percentage of children raised by grandparents…

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6 Tips for a Less Stressful Divorce in Lancaster

By Robert M Going, Attorney Divorce is naturally stressful, even under the best of circumstances. When you add in issues of child custody and visitation, division of assets, and debt, it becomes even more stressful. If you're a Lancaster County resident filing for divorce, there are steps you can take to make the process less traumatic for you and your family. Don't Focus Your Divorce…

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5 Common Custody Questions in Lancaster

By Robert M. Going, Attorney Lancaster County couples who file for divorce face many decisions. When they have minor children, the most important decisions concern custody. How will they share parenting responsibilities? How much time will the child spend with each parent? Working out a custody agreement that is best for the child and fair to both parents is not always easy. Each family…

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Lancaster Child Custody Lawyer Shares 5 Common Mistakes

Child custody proceedings can be an emotional process. The thought of losing time with your children can make you frustrated and scared. However, your actions will be closely evaluated, so it's more important than ever to keep your cool and stay calm. Show your children and the courts that you are a dependable, level-headed parent. Robert M. Going, Jr. is a child custody attorney…

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Do I Need a Lawyer to File for Divorce in Pennsylvania?

Do I Need a Lawyer to File for Divorce in Pennsylvania? Last year there were 73,304 marriages and 32,777 divorces in Pennsylvania. While the population of Pennsylvania continues to grow, the number of marriages and divorces is in decline. But one statistic seems to stay the same about half of all marriages end in divorce. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania does not require citizens to…

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