Pet Custody and PA Divorce: Who Gets to Keep Fido?

On Jan. 1, our friends in Illinois rang in the New Year with a new state law allowing judges in divorce cases to consider the well-being of a couple’s pets in awarding sole or joint ownership. In short, our four-legged, furry friends are now regarded much like children in Illinois divorce proceedings. How does that…


The Age for Sexual Consent in PA: Don’t Become a Headline

Sexual assault and misconduct allegations grabbed headlines this past week. Nearly 60 women accused movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of conduct ranging from inappropriate behavior, to unwanted sexual advances, to rape. Political journalist Mark Halperin was accused by at least a dozen women of sexual harassment and assault. Even 41st President George Bush was accused by…