Family

Child support, custody, and visitation rights can be a contentious issue for separated parents. When one or both parents are low on income, the situation is magnified. NWLS is here to help sort it out.
Learn about when a grandparent can assert standing to pursue legal and/or physical custody of a grandchild.
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A brief overview of custody guidelines of conduct
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A breakdown of the terminology used in custody and visitation lawsuits, along with vital information.
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Qualification guidelines for the Subsidized Child Care Program, which helps low-income families pay part of their fees for child care.
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A brief overview of the process for changing a child's name in Pennsylvania for parents or guardians who wish to make a new start.
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Overview of the procedure for applying for an adult name change in Pennsylvania.
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General information on the emancipation of minors from their parents or legal guardians.
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Learn the responsibilities of each parent for paying Child Support for dependents under the age of 18.
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