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Adam H. Tanker to Present CLE for the Bucks County Bar Association

Posted April 10, 2018

On Tuesday, April 17, Family Law Attorney, Adam Tanker will be a featured panelist for the Bucks County Bar Association CLE: “Clients with Mental Illness- How to Deal”. This course will help attorneys identify clients with mental illness, and give tips on how to deal with those clients. The panelists will review the Rules of […]

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Divorce in Pennsylvania: defining separation

Posted February 27, 2018

By Adam H. Tanker One of the first questions clients ask me when considering divorce is, “do we need to file for legal separation?”  In Pennsylvania, there is no such thing as a “legal separation”. However, it is important to determine a couple’s actual separation date for a variety of reasons. For example, the date […]

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Cryogenics and Divorce: When Science Outpaces the Law

Posted July 14, 2017

By Adam H. Tanker July 11, 2017 According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2012 alone, there were 65,000 births in the United States resulting from assisted reproduction technology, (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology. 2012 Assisted Reproductive Technology National Summary Report. Atlanta: […]

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Attorney Adam Tanker Co-Presents PA Support Case Law Update at PBA Family Law Section Meeting

Posted December 21, 2016

On Saturday, January 14, 2017, MacElree Harvey family law attorney Adam H. Tanker will present a CLE addressing recent developments in Pennsylvania Support Case Law. This interactive program will explore recent Pennsylvania Superior Court and Pennsylvania Supreme Court Decisions and will provide practical pointers on how recent case law can impact the daily practice of law as […]

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In PA, Stepfather Owes Child Support If Assumes The Rights of A Biological Parent

Posted March 15, 2016

March 15, 2016 In a recent decision, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania issued an opinion departing from the long standing general principle that a stepparent does not owe a duty of support to his stepchildren. The court limited its holding to circumstances where a stepparent takes affirmative legal steps to assume the same parental rights […]

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