Monthly Archives: December 2013

Parental vs. Medical Decisionmaking

Last week I appeared on The O’Reilly Factor on Fox News Channel  to comment about the tragic case of Jahi McMath.  Jahi is the 13 year old California girl who had what was supposed to be a routine tonsillectomy on December

Posted in Custody

Defamation During a Divorce

It is often said that the Criminal Division of the Court deals with “bad” people at their best behavior, while the Family Division deals with “good” people at their worst behavior.  Divorce litigation is undoubtedly stressful, and emotions often lead

Posted in Divorce

Some Insight On Choosing The Right Lawyer

A recent article by Avvo entitled, “What’s In A Lawyer” demonstrates, in diagram form, the results of a survey about what people view as the most important factors in hiring a lawyer.  (See article by clicking here).  Out of the top three characteristics

Posted in Uncategorized
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Jennifer A. Brandt, of Cozen O'Connor's Family Law practice, has represented a wide variety of clients in hundreds of family law cases throughout her career. Jennifer is a regular legal commentator on national and local television outlets such as CNN, Fox New Network, HLN, MSNBC, Fox29, ABC News, NBC and CBS and frequently writes and contributes to articles in numerous publications, including the Huffington Post, Fox Business.com, The PhiIly Post, Avvo.com, Allparenting.com, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Philadelphia Business Journal, the National Law Journal, and Main Line Today magazine.
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