Child Custody Survey Results: Pitfalls in PA’s Proposed Presumption of Shared Custody Bill, Family Lawyer Magazine
Maria Cognetti was quoted in the Fall 2020 issue of Family Lawyer Magazine as part of the Child Custody Survey. Maria discusses the impact of PA’s proposed Presumption of Shared Custody Bill and how it may affect fathers seeking primary custody.
WATCH: Custody Conflicts & Maintaining a Successful Family Law Practice During COVID-19, Family Lawyer Magazine
Pennsylvania Family Lawyer Maria Cognetti discusses custody, visitation, and running a family law practice during the pandemic with Family Lawyer Magazine‘s Editorial Director, Diana Shepherd. A Fellow, former Fellow of the Year, and past-president of the AAML, Maria is the co-creator of the AAML and AFCC’s “Advanced Issues in Child Custody” national conference.
“Maria Cognetti: 3 Minute Interview,” Penn Live, The Patriot News
3-minute interview: Maria Cognetti, owner, Cognetti & Associates, Camp Hill and the national president of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.
“Estate Plans and Prenups,” The Wall Street Journal
Prenuptial agreements aren’t just about protecting assets in case of a divorce. Increasingly, such contracts are being used as an estate-planning tool by men and women says the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.
“New & Creative Ways to Get Divorced,” CNN Money
From free Internet downloads to cheap DIY kits at office supply stores, there are a variety of products that profess to help couples divorce without having to pay a lawyer.
“Financial Assistance When Married But Filing Separately,” ConsumerReports.org
How to qualify for financial help if you’re married but have to file separately
“Fighting Over Cats and Dogs During a Divorce“, Huffington Post
The emotional attachment between an owner and a pet can be incredibly close and it appears that this bond is increasingly serving as a source of contention during a divorce.
“Pet Custody Battles,” Newsweek
Pet-custody battles may sound cloyingly New-Agey but they are on the rise, fueled by high divorce rates and exploding pet industry.