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Adult Adoption In Delaware

Posted in Adoption, Delaware, Inheritance Rights, Stepparent
Many families are built or extended through adoption. Most people are familiar with the purpose and nature of adoption – the creation of a permanent parent/child relationship between a child and the adopting parents.  When a child is adopted he or she is thereafter considered the child of the adopting parents and is entitled to the same rights and… Continue Reading

Protecting Gifts or Inheritances in Divorces

Posted in Divorce, Inheritance Rights, Marital Property, Pennsylvania
On numerous occasions, we have been asked how inheritances and gifts are treated in divorces in Pennsylvania.   The first thing you need to understand is how marital property is divided in a divorce. In Pennsylvania, the courts divide marital property through a process called equitable distribution. With regard to gifts and inheritances, marital property does not include… Continue Reading