Monthly Archives: April 2014

A Parent’s Right to College Records

For many parents, the financial support they provide to their children does not end after their children graduate from high school.  For divorcing parents in particular, the payment of their children’s future college expenses is often a specific part of

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Putting A Ring On It (And Not Getting It Back)

State rules vary governing what happens to an engagement ring if the marriage fails to occur.  There are even different rules from state to state determining whether the ring becomes marital property subject to division after marriage. This week, I

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Conscious Uncoupling Is Just A Fancy Term For Divorce

There is a popular children’s book series where the main character (who is very fancy) frequently speaks in sophisticated phrases and then informs the reader, usually in parenthesis, the common definition of the phrase.  This book series came to mind

Posted in Divorce
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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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