Susan E. Murray

Susan E. Murray

Pennsylvania Family Law Attorney

Firm Overview

Compassionate attorney helping Pennsylvania families for more than 26 years
Since 1986, Susan E. Murray, with offices in Media, Pennsylvania, has served families in Delaware and Chester Counties in matters of divorce, equitable distribution, and child custody and support. I have a long track record of success mediating and litigating resolutions to family disputes in a fair and equitable manner. Informed by more than 26 years of experience in the financial, legal and personal dynamics of divorce, I can guide you through the often emotional and painful experience of divorce towards a realistic outcome that sustains your material and psychological resources. Especially when children are involved, I work to resolve your dispute fairly and amicably without resorting to court. In cases where there is no alternative to litigation, I fight vigorously to protect your interests.

Attention to the financial and emotional needs of every client
As a former therapist, I understand the emotional burdens as well as the financial costs of family law issues. My approach to your case involves:
Individual attention I recognize that each client has unique financial and emotional needs and limits, and I work diligently to protect your interests in relation to your personal situation. If I believe counseling would be helpful, I recommend this to you. I keep you focused on your goals and help you achieve them as you work through the often arduous process of divorce.
Mediation -- In the interest of reducing the time, stress and cost of divorce, it is often beneficial to pursue a settlement without litigation. Mediation encourages cooperation in a structured setting through a trained facilitator. I skillfully negotiate to help you obtain an equitable settlement and healthy and fair child custody and support arrangement.
Devotion -- If it is necessary to pursue litigation in order to reach a just settlement, I am devoted to using my experience to develop compelling trial strategies and fight through the adversarial litigation process to achieve a successful resolution to your case.

Experienced attorney serving clients in various aspects of family law
I can help you protect your interests and achieve a fair and equitable settlement in the various areas of family law:
Divorce As a former therapist with knowledge derived from more than 26 years of experience in divorce work, I approach your case with understanding and compassion and work to resolve your disputes effectively.
Equitable distribution Pennsylvania is an equitable distribution state, so property spouses obtain in their name alone can be divided fairly in divorce. I have the knowledge of and familiarity with Pennsylvania property laws to ensure you receive a fair settlement.
Child Custody & Support I am committed to protecting your rights to raise your child in a healthy and safe environment, and I work towards a cordial mediation and arrangement whenever this is possible. In the event it is not, I have the experience to secure your rights in litigation.

Other specialties in family law include:
Grandparents Rights
Spousal Support
Domestic Violence

Contact a dedicated Pennsylvania family law attorney.
Call Susan E. Murray today at 610-565-5300 to schedule a consultation, or contact me online.
Main Office
Main Office
300 West State Street, Suite 301
Media  PA  19063
  • 610-565-5300
Experienced Media, Pennsylvania divorce attorney
The dissolution of a marriage involves crucial decisions about the welfare of your children and the equitable division of your assets. Susan E. Murray has more than 26 years of experience in divorce law. I consider all aspects of your divorce case to develop the best possible solutions regarding:

Child custody and visitation rights
Child support
Distribution of personal property, bank accounts, stocks and other assets
Division of marital debts
Sale or possession of the marital home
Spousal support and temporary support

Effective family law mediator
Mediation gives you and your spouse the opportunity to negotiate a divorce settlement in a structured setting through a trained facilitator. The mediation process fosters cooperation between partners and removes the unpredictability and uncertainty associated with litigation. Mediation often reduces the time and costs of divorce and puts the decisions in your hands. With my experience in negotiation, I can help you obtain the most equitable divorce settlement, fair child support agreement and healthy child custody arrangement.

Skilled family law litigator
Sometimes litigation is necessary to reach a just and equitable resolution to your family's disputes. Through tactical trial strategies and professional courtroom presence, I successfully represent clients throughout the adversarial litigation process. I am prepared to handle the complex aspects of your divorce methodically to obtain the most favorable trial outcome.

Contact a Pennsylvania family law attorney.
Call Susan E. Murray in Media, Pennsylvania at 610-565-5300 to schedule a consultation with a family law attorney, or contact me online.

Susan E. Murray


Admission Details
Admitted in 1986, Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Law School Attended
Temple University School of Law, Class of 1985, J.D.

University Attended
Pennsylvania State University. Class of 1974, B.S.
Temple University, Class of 1981, M.Ed.

Associations & Memberships
Delaware County (Member, Family Law Committee) Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania