While the relationship of the adults involved may be at an end, the relationship between the child and each of his or her parents should continue in a manner that serves the best interests of the child. The attorneys at Jerner Law Group, P.C. are experienced in assisting our clients through custody cases. We work collaboratively with our clients to achieve the best results for them and their children.
The attorneys at Jerner Law Group, P.C. have litigated groundbreaking cases for our clients and expanded the custodial rights of caretakers in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. We have particular experience with custody cases involving caretakers who are not biologically related to a child as well as custody cases involving gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender individuals.
Parent vs. Parent, including married and unmarried individuals
Grandparent(s) vs. Parent(s)
Non-Biological/Non-Adoptive Parent (these caretakers are sometimes referred to as “in loco parentis”) vs. Biological or Adoptive Parent
Intended Parent(s) vs. Sperm Donor or Surrogate
Step-parent vs. Parent
Both Pennsylvania and New Jersey have guidelines for the payment of child support. The amount required by the guidelines may be adjusted for additional expenses such as private school tuition, medical expenses and other particular needs of children. The attorneys of Jerner Law Group, P.C. help clients determine appropriate child support obligations, counsel clients regarding their options for pursuing or defending child support actions and provide experienced representation for clients in child support actions.