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COVID-19 Update: Available and Committed to Serving You

access_time Posted on: March 19th, 2020

Governor Wolf has ordered all non-life sustaining businesses to close their doors due to the increasing threat of COVID-19.  The CGA Law Firm locations may be physically closed, but our legal team of attorneys and paralegals are working remotely and will continue to answer your phone calls and emails. You have our assurance that we will continue to be responsive to your legal needs and assist you in navigating these difficult circumstances. We remain committed to providing excellent legal services and are using advanced technologies creatively to serve our clients and community. Click here for a list of CGA attorneys… read more »

COVID-19 Update: A Message to Our Clients and Friends

access_time Posted on: March 18th, 2020

Paragraph CGA Law Firm remains committed to providing exceptional legal services to individuals, businesses and local government. Despite the significant impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, we continue to devote the resources necessary to provide the services that you need, while endeavoring to protect the personal safety of our clients, employees and the communities that we serve. CONTACT US – As always, our Legal Team remains available via telephone, email, and teleconferencing during normal business hours, Monday-Friday 8:30 am-5:00 pm. Telephone: 717-848-4900, Email: info@cgalaw.com. Many of us are working remotely when possible, but essential staff remain in the office. The firm… read more »

The Stress of Divorcing

access_time Posted on: May 31st, 2019

Article by: Richard K. Konkel, Esquire Potential clients usually contemplate on whether to move forward with a divorce for an extended period time. They think long and hard about this very difficult decision. Along the way, they may be offered information or advice from friends and family which may or may not be accurate or useful. Beware of free information! You usually get what you pay for, and free advice is often not worth much. If contemplating the life-changing events of a divorce, it is wise to seek legal counsel. Your first interaction when calling an attorney’s office will be… read more »

Life Insurance, Beneficiaries, and Divorce

access_time Posted on: April 8th, 2014

Article by: Richard K. Konkel What happens if you don’t remove your ex spouse from your life insurance policy following divorce? You may be surprised to learn that how you got the life insurance policy makes an enormous difference. Pennsylvania estate law provides that divorce automatically nullifies the designation of an ex spouse as the beneficiary of a life insurance policy. Only if the parties’ settlement agreement or a court order clearly provides that the ex spouse shall continue as the beneficiary can an ex spouse remain entitled to a life insurance benefits designation signed before the divorce. Thus, when… read more »

Child Support Update

access_time Posted on: July 22nd, 2012

Article by: Richard K. Konkel Pennsylvania’s support guidelines establish the amount of child support owed by one parent to the other. A parent is entitled to receive child support if he or she has physical custody of the child for more overnights than the other parent does. Where parents share physical custody equally, the parent who earns more money owes the other parent a decreased amount of child support. The amount of child support is calculated from the parties’ combined total net income. The Pennsylvania support guidelines include a specific dollar amount, called the “basic support obligation,” for each child… read more »