While there has always been some controversy regarding mandatory vaccinations for children, the COVID vaccine has encountered an unprecedented level of skepticism among the public. A significant portion of the population do not want to get the vaccine for either themselves or their children, irrespective of the CDC guidelines and […]
Superior Court Cracks Open the Door for Discovery of Mental Health Records
The Pennsylvania Superior Court has carved out an exception to the discovery of mental health records in C.L. v. M.P., Pa. Super., decided July 8, 2020. In the majority opinion authored by retired President Judge Emeritus F. Correale Stevens, the court held that a parent’s mental health records could be reviewed […]
Drawing the Line Between Corporal Punishment and Child Abuse
States around the country are drawing the line between permissible and excessive corporal punishment in different places. Regardless of where that line is drawn, in high-conflict custody cases, there is always a danger that one parent could accuse the other of child abuse to try to get a leg up […]
Julie Auerbach a presenter at PA Bar Assoc. Winter Meeting
Julie Auerbach was a presenter at the “ART of Baby making in the 21st Century” at the Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section Winter Meeting, where she discussed new developments in the law regarding Assisted Reproductive Technology.
Can Acts of Generosity Become Legal Support Obligations?
As a matter of public policy, courts want to encourage the involvement of third parties when either or both parents are unable to care for their children. For this reason, courts have historically been disinclined to impose support obligations on third parties. By Julie A. Auerbach | December 30, 2019 at 12:09 PM […]
Atty. Julie Auerbach at the PA Women’s Conference
The Pennsylvania Conference for Women is a non-profit, non-partisan, one-day professional and personal development event for women that features more than 100 renowned speakers sharing inspirational stories and leading seminars on the issues that matter most to women, including health, personal finance, executive leadership, small business and entrepreneurship, work/life balance, branding […]
AWKM Attorneys Honored with ‘Super Lawyer’ Designation
Here is a list of our attorneys who have been honored with the ‘Super Lawyer’ designation this year.
Judy Springer has been appointed as the co-editor of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law Quarterly.
Judy Springer has been appointed as the co-editor of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law Quarterly. Judy McIntire Springer, Astor Weiss Kaplan & Mandel, LLP Judy McIntire Springer has served as a Child Advocates Volunteer Attorney since 2003 and has represented 13 children and youth from 3 families. A partner at Astor […]
Alan H. Molod is the recipient of the seventh annual Pennsylvania Bar Association W. Edward Sell Business Lawyer Award.
By Victoria Hudgins| October 11, 2018 at 12:00 PM Honored Philadelphia lawyer Alan H. Molod is the recipient of the seventh annual Pennsylvania Bar Association W. Edward Sell Business Lawyer Award, which is set to be presented at the2018 Business Law Institute in Philadelphia, Nov. 7-8. Molod is being recognized for his contributions to the practice of business […]
Alan Molod receives the Pennsylvania Bar Association Business Law Section’s Ed Sell Award
Congratulations to Alan Molod on receiving the Pennsylvania Bar Association Business Law Section’s Ed Sell Award! This award recognizes an individual for his/her extraordinary contribution to the practice of business law in Pennsylvania and the recipient is selected by the section’s Executive Committee. The award will be presented to Alan […]