Many people get engaged over the winter holidays or around Valentine’s Day. If you or anyone that you knew got engaged over the past few months, then you may be wondering, “is a prenuptial agreement necessary?” Although the Pennsylvania Divorce Code has been written to protect the interests of both high-wage earning spouses and financially-dependent spouses in the event of a divorce, there are many situations in which family law attorneys recommend a prenuptial agreement. For example, if one spouse has an interest in a family business, children from a prior marriage, or the potential for a large inheritance or trust distribution, then a prenuptial agreement can help protect those interests even further. When deciding whether or not you should sign a prenuptial agreement, which can also be called a premarital agreement, the most important thing that you can do is learn about what your rights and obligations would be in[...]
Archive for March, 2017
Montgomery Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, Led by Vetrano|Vetrano & Feinman Family Lawyer Lindsay H. Childs, Sponsors the 2017 High School Mock Trial Competition
Norristown, PA March 6, 2017 – Twenty six teams from all over Montgomery County competed in this year’s High School Mock Trial Competition. The competition is sponsored by the Montgomery Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, which is headed up by Vetrano|Vetrano & Feinman’s own family lawyer, Lindsay H. Childs. On Tuesday, February 28, 2017, in a trial presided over by President Judge Thomas M. DelRicci, Jenkintown High School “Team A” beat out Plymouth Whitemarsh High School “Team B” to become this year’s winner.