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Pennsylvania Benefit Corporations

Recent years have seen a growing interest in the adoption of environmentally sustainable and socially responsible practices by businesses.  On October 24, 2012 Governor Corbett signed into law Chapter 33 of Title 15 (the Pennsylvania Associations Code) which authorizes the organization of a new form of business corporation that offers […]

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When Does Child Support End?

When Does Child Support End? Generally speaking, the obligation of one parent (usually the one with partial physical custody) to the other parent (usually the one with primary physical custody) for payment of child support ends when the child reaches age 18 or graduates from high school, whichever comes last. […]

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Why Draft a Will

Wills, Trusts, Estates and Taxes – Why draft a will when the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania already provides one? What happens if you die without a will?  In Pennsylvania, your assets* that are in your name will be distributed based on the intestate succession laws of Pennsylvania. Specifically, your property will […]

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Fertility Contracts

Fertility Contracts Legal issues can arise with assisted reproductive technology.  What happens if a married couple freezes embryos and later separates?  Who decides what happens to the frozen embroyos?  Does a sperm or egg donor have a child support obligation to the child born from this arrangement? What happens if […]

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