Practice Areas

Divorce

Divorce is more than the legal dissolution of a marriage. There are emotional, psychological, and financial implications as well. If you are contemplating divorce or if you are already a party to a divorce proceeding, you face many questions regarding issues including custody, visitation, child support, spousal support (alimony), and equitable distribution of marital property….

Child Custody

Matters of child custody are naturally of great concern to divorcing and separated parents. Long after the divorce decree has been issued, child custody issues can continue to be a source of friction between parents. In the long run, children are the ones who are hurt the most and in many instances it affects their…

Child Support

Under Pennsylvania law, child support is payable until a child reaches eighteen years old or graduates from high school, whichever occurs later. However, a duty of support may continue beyond the age of eighteen, if a child is unable to support himself or herself because of a physical or mental disability. The amount of child…

Spousal Support

Types of Pennsylvania Support Payable To A Spouse In Pennsylvania, support may be awarded to a spouse who earns less money or has a lower earning capacity than the other spouse. The three different types of support that may be awarded to a spouse are called spousal support, alimony pendente lite (also called APL) and…

Equitable Distribution

Spouses who wish to divorce often have assets and debts that need to be divided as part of the divorce process. In Pennsylvania, the term “equitable distribution” is the legal term for the process of dividing the marital assets and marital debts. If spouses who are going through a Divorce in Pennsylvania are unable to…

Guardianships

Various reasons exist for establishing guardianships, or custodianships, for your loved ones. From the very young to the very old, you can protect and care for your family by creating legal arrangements. The law firm of Randi J. Vladimer, P.C. in Radnor, Pennsylvania, is ready to assist you with creating legal instructions for the care…

Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse is a burgeoning problem, nationwide and within the state of Pennsylvania. From abuse or neglect to abandonment or exploitation, the law firm of Randi J. Vladimer, P.C. is ready to provide aggressive legal representation for victims of elder abuse and their families. Contact us for a confidential consultation. Many forms of mistreatment of…

Surrogacy

Surrogacy typically refers to the gestation of a child by a woman (the “Carrier”) who is not intended to be the child’s legal mother, and who carries the child for another couple (the “Intend Parents”). There are two categories of surrogacy – traditional and gestational. Traditional surrogacy typically refers to a situation where the Carrier is impregnated via…