Divorce & Custody Attorney in Franklin, PA
Experienced Family Lawyer in Franklin, PA
Since 1998, Diane E. Hasek, Attorney at Law has provided family law services in Franklin, Pennsylvania, Seneca, Pennsylvania and surrounding communities in Venango County. She has been a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association since 1990 and is proud to have served clients across Venango, Clarion, Forest, Warren, Crawford, and Mercer Counties for 30+ years. She has been a sole practitioner since 1998, when she opened her law office in Seneca, Pennsylvania. In 2015, the office relocated to Franklin, Pennsylvania.
Going through a divorce can be an emotionally draining and financially taxing experience. With Diane E. Hasek, you can count on personalized service. Her goal is to provide you with accurate information that helps you explore your options. Working together with you, she will address all issues related to your divorce, including spousal support, alimony and property division. She will answer your questions and educate you about your legal rights and responsibilities.
Spousal Support & Alimony
Alimony is support paid by one spouse to the other spouse, based on one spouse's need and the ability of the other spouse to pay. Alimony or spousal support is designed to assist the individual earning less to help to maintain the standard of living as it was before separation/divorce. Diane will take the time to examine the parties’ incomes and expenses, explain the likelihood of a recovery and determine which avenue to take in obtaining an income stream for you.
Child custody can be a frightening and overwhelming experience and is one of the most emotional of all the legal issues. Parents, of course, want what is best for their children but it takes an experienced lawyer to help make that possible. Diane E. Hasek is committed to helping her clients sensitively and realistically work out the details of sharing time with their children. Diane will assist you in maneuvering through the custody arena, including developing a parenting plan that will meet both the parents’ and child(ren)’s needs.
Diane E. Hasek is dedicated to ensuring children receive the support they are entitled to in compliance with the law. Pennsylvania law recognizes that every parent has a duty to support their child(ren) as they are able, based upon their income. When you choose Attorney Hasek to address your child support concerns, she will work diligently to protect your interests and make sure you get a fair result.
With Diane E. Hasek, Attorney at Law, you will receive compassionate and skilled representation in your relocation case. Pennsylvania law prohibits a parent or custodian from moving a child to a new location without giving the other parent the opportunity to weigh in on that decision. Whether you object to your child moving or relocating or are attempting to move away with your child, it is critically important to seek advice in this complex situation from an experienced family lawyer as soon as possible.
According to Pennsylvania Law, grandparents may petition a court for custody of their grandchild under specific circumstances which include; when parents are divorced or have been separated for six months or upon the death of a birth parent. In addition, grandparents must be able to prove they play a true parental role in a child’s life or have assumed or are willing to assume responsibility for the child. Whether you are petitioning for custody of a grandchild or defending the petition of a grandparent, Diane E. Hasek can provide you with professional advice and the representation you deserve.
Protection from Abuse
In Pennsylvania, a Protection from Abuse Order (PFA) provides victims of abuse with legal protection. It can offer protection to an abused domestic partner, abused spouse, or sexual assault victims in a variety of ways. It can limit the amount of contact the abuser has with you, your minor child or other family members. A PFA Order can also remove the abuser from your home and exclude them from our place of business.
Whether you need protection for domestic violence or representation after a domestic violence accusation, Diane E. Hasek, Attorney at Law will fight aggressively and zealously on your behalf.
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