Is Domestic Violence an Issue in Your Case?

Under the Pennsylvania Protection from Abuse Act, a victim of familial, household or domestic abuse is offered the opportunity to remove an abusive person from his or her home. It is important to realize that help is available and that you do not have to face your...

Diverse Families

At Berman & Asbel, LLP we are well aware that American families are not all the same. An American household may consist of a heterosexual couple, a same-sex couple, two people living together who are not legally married, single parents who are traditionally...

Relocations and Move-Aways

Moving children out of state or a considerable distance away from either parent is a decision that can significantly impact your child or children. It is critical that a move-away or relocation decision be made with the best interests of the child or children in mind...

Paternity DNA Testing

At Berman & Asbel, LLP we represent fathers and mothers in complex paternity disputes. We understand that paternity issues can have a profound effect on our client’s life. Whether you are seeking to gain paternity recognition, to establish the paternity of...

Child Custody and Visitation

Divorcing couples with children often find that negotiating custody and visitation can be stressful and elicit strong emotions. It is essential to enlist the help of a lawyer who understands these delicate issues and knows the Pennsylvania standards for determining...

Grandparent Custody

Although judges are required to base custody decisions on “the best interests of the children,” when the custody contest pits grandparents against parents, the judge must also consider the constitutional rights of parents regarding issues concerning their...