I passed the bar in Pennsylvania in 1981, began working for various firms and started my own firm in approximately 1996.
We focus on divorce and family law.
I have many cases where the litigants come to Court ready to disagree on every point. This week, I had a case where one of the parties was unrepresented. We conducted a conference and settled the case so that both parents had substantial contact with their children. As we were leaving, the unrepresented spouse thanked me for being fair. My client followed up by thanking me for making her feel that her concerns were addressed and for not forcing the issue, which would have made a contested custody trial the only alternative.
9425 Stenton Avenue Carriage House
Erdenheim PA 19038
Free telephone consultation.
For many cases, I do offer a fixed price fee schedule. It saves my clients worrying abut receiving yet another bill in the mail. I am not a bill collector. I am an attorney helping people through an important emotional, financial, and family issue.
This depends on financial circumstances.
Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
I volunteered to help a woman with a custody case and realized how many people needed help in one of the most difficult times they might ever encounter: going through a divorce and worrying about their children, their property, and their lives.
I believe that it is important that clients attempt to learn the divorce/custody process. However, when a client comes in for an initial consultation, I give them a crash course in Divorce Law 101.
If the clients do research and prepare documents regarding their case, I welcome it. In addition, it saves them substantial legal fees.
I am absolutely willing to be the coach behind the lines, especially in initial custody and support proceedings.
I have worked previously for other law firms.
I do not pontificate and argue just to argue. A lot of attorneys litigate just to litigate. Not so with me. I try to save my clients' money, time, and energy so that they get through this most difficult time in their lives as painlessly as possible but knowing that they were treated fairly throughout the process.
I take family law very seriously. I am friendly and personable, but most importantly, take my clients' issues very seriously in a professional manner. I went through a divorce when my son was 4 years old, so I have lived through the whole process. I promise my clients that I will return their contact with me within in the same day either by phone or by email. They will not ever complain that I do not return their phone calls or emails.Personal interests:
I love to read and swim in my personal time.
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