• Prosecute and defend divorce actions whether fault or no-fault
  • Value marital estates, including business interests, real estate, retirement plans, and investments
  • Negotiate equitable division of marital assets
  • Analyze income, earning capacity, and expenses to determine duration and amount of alimony
  • Seek interim relief for clients during the course of a divorce proceeding, including preservation of assets, occupancy of the marital home, and interim distributions of marital assets
  • Analyze issues of child support, spousal support/maintenance, and/or alimony pendente lite
  • Review tax returns to accurately calculate income for determination of support
  • Counsel clients on all aspects of physical and legal custody of minor children
  • Assist in developing custodial and parenting arrangements that are truly in the best interest of the children
  • Obtain or defend against Protection from Abuse Orders and Temporary Restraining Orders in quasi-criminal proceedings
  • Negotiate and draft both pre- and post-marital agreements
  • Handle name changes as part of a divorce action or for minors and adults who wish to change their names for other valid and appropriate reasons
  • Advance voluntary or involuntary relinquishment of parental rights and process both uncontested and contested adoptions
  • Assist same-sex couples with the ever changing legal landscape affecting their rights

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About Family Law Focus
The Family Law Focus blog provides highlights, updates and insights on complex family disputes including divorce, division of property, and alimony; child and spousal support; child custody; domestic violence; pre- and post-nuptial agreements; name changes; and adoption or termination of parental rights.
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Attorney Jennifer A. Brandt, chair of Cozen O'Connor's Family Law practice, has represented a wide variety of clients in hundreds of family law cases in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. 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, The PhiIly Post,,, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Philadelphia Business Journal, the National Law Journal, and Main Line Today magazine.
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