King of Prussia, PA on Wednesday, February 17, 2016, Kathleen B. Vetrano made an extremely informative presentation to the Montgomery Bar Association, Women in the Law Committee. The presentation, entitled, “Law Practice Management Issues that Women Encounter in the Practice of Law, and How to overcome them,” addressed the unique issues that women practicing law face. Some areas discussed by the respected family attorney included time management issues, being a mother and a lawyer, multi-tasking, the use of electronic devices, working remotely, re-entering the work force after being absent for a while, and networking as a woman in the profession. The topic sparked a lively discussion amongst the attendees.
This time of year, many Americans will begin preparing their state and federal income tax returns. However, filing your taxes after a divorce or separation may be more difficult than when you were in an intact marriage. While we do not provide tax advice, the family lawyers at Vetrano|Vetrano and Feinman LLC can highlight questions you should discuss with your accountant or other tax professional. The first consideration is your filing status. In Pennsylvania, we do not have a legal separation. Therefore, the only filing statuses available are single, married filing separately, married filing jointly or head of household. The single tax filing status is only available to individuals who are divorced or were never married. If you are separated, you must use one of the other three statuses.
Family lawyers work with our clients (and the clients’ tax professionals) to consider the tax consequences of a support or equitable distribution[...]
On January 18, 2016, Lindsay Hanifan Childs of Vetrano|Vetrano & Feinman LLC participated in a service project at the Inter-Faith Housing Alliance in Ambler, Pennsylvania, in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The service project, which was sponsored by the Montgomery Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section and Diversity Committee, involved the cleaning and painting of the shelter that offers temporary housing for needy families of Montgomery County. More than 25 volunteers donated their time to the project, including judges, attorneys and their friends and families.