Archive for November, 2015

Partner Kate Vetrano Named a Top 10 Family Lawyer in Pennsylvania by the NAFLA, (National Academy of Family Law Attorneys)

King of Prussia, PA – Vetrano|Vetrano & Feinman LLC is excited to announce that Kate Vetrano has been named a Top 10 family law attorney in the state of Pennsylvania by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys (NAFLA). In the past, Kate Vetrano; has won multiple awards, including Super Lawyer and Best Lawyer awards. The purpose of NAFLA is to recognize the best lawyers in their respective departments and to connect these top-notch professionals with legal clients. To earn this coveted title, “candidates must be licensed, in good standing with their local bar association and be nominated by a licensed practicing attorney. In addition, each attorney must have achieved meaningful professional recognition and earned the respect of their clients and peers.” The final candidates are reviewed and selected by the Board of Directors. One of the reasons Kate Vetrano is successful as a family lawyer and divorce mediator is because she[...]

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Kate Vetrano Named the Best Family Mediation Attorney in Philadelphia by the 22nd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

King of Prussia, PA – Vetrano|Vetrano & Feinman LLC is excited to announce that Kate Vetrano has been named and selected by her peers as one of the best family lawyers in America and the best family mediation attorney in Philadelphia. Over the course of her 30 year career, Kate Vetrano has won several awards and recognitions for her work in the field of family law, including the title of Super Lawyer. The Best Lawyers in America is an international publication that connects individuals seeking legal counsel from the most experienced attorneys in their area. In order to find the most qualified lawyers, Best Lawyers uses an extensive methodology where lawyers nominate candidates, their peers review the nominations, the results and selections are analyzed and confirmed by Best Lawyers before publishing. To contact or find out more about Kate Vetrano and the other family law mediation attorneys at Vetrano|Vetrano & Feinman LLC,[...]

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Family Law Attorneys Explain the Process of Using Alimony and Child Support as Qualifying Income for a Mortgage

The experienced family law attorneys at King of Prussia-based firm Vetrano|Vetrano & Feinman LLC advise their clients on the importance of properly handling division of the marital residence during the divorce process. The parties may choose to sell the marital home and use their share of the profits as a down payment for their respective new homes. In the alternative, one party may wish to remain living in the marital home and refinance the mortgage in order to remove the other from the mortgage. In either of the above scenarios, many couples going through the divorce process and wishing to purchase a new home will need to think about whether they qualify for a mortgage under their new financial circumstances.

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Attorneys Learn How to Survive Law Practice Management Emergencies at the 2015 Toby L. Dickman Seminar

King of Prussia, Philadelphia – Each year, the Montgomery Bar Association’s Family Law Section organizes the Toby L. Dickman Seminar to pay tribute to the late Toby Lynn Dickman, a former family law practitioner and family court judge who passed away in 2007. Throughout her lifetime, the Honorable Toby Lynn Dickman dedicated much of her time to helping families, children, and victims of abuse. This year, Vetrano|Vetrano & Feinman LLC’s Lindsay C. Hanifan served as the Chair of the event, which involved choosing the topic, preparing the materials, and coordinating the speakers. The Dickman Seminar took place on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at the Montgomery County Courthouse.  For the beginning of the program, the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Law Practice Management Coordinator, Ellen Freedman educated family lawyers on the best practices for surviving emergencies that arise in law offices. Lawyers who attended the Dickman Seminar received continuing education credits. To get in touch[...]

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Family Lawyer from Vetrano|Vetrano & Feinman LLC Helps Bring Community Mural to Life

Lindsay C. Hanifan from Vetrano|Vetrano & Feinman LLC, recently participated in the creation of a public mural in Norristown, Pennsylvania. King of Prussia, Pennsylvania – November, 2015 – On Saturday, October 3rd, 2015, Lindsay C. Hanifan from Vetrano|Vetrano & Feinman LLC, organized volunteers from the Montgomery Bar Association’s Young Lawyers’ Section to assist local elementary school children in painting a mural that will be forever displayed outside of the Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library. The eight foot by sixteen foot mural was made possible by a grant from the Norris-town-based Arcadia Foundation and sponsorship by the Montgomery Bar Association, and features a multicultural take on many classic storybook characters. Local artists Michael Adams and Susannah Hart Thomer sketched the piece, and got the help of more than twenty children, library staff and  a group of young lawyers to assist in painting the mural. Lindsay C. Hanifan, who served as the Young Section Lawyers point[...]

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