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August 2016 – Willig, Williams & Davidson

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Philadelphia Family Law Attorney Presents Webinar on Adoption for the National Business Institute
Attorney Kathleen M. Tana served as faculty for a full-day, 6-credit webcast CLE program on “How to Become an Adoption Attorney” sponsored by the National Business Institute (NBI). Together with other program faculty members, Tana addressed different adoption processes, provided necessary forms for handling adoption cases, and examined procedures for independent, private, interstate, stepparent, relative and other types of adoptions.

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Featured Practice Area: Divorce


If you or your spouse are seeking a divorce, it’s important to know about divorce procedures in Pennsylvania and their expected results. Our attorneys at Willig, Williams & Davidson are with you every step of the way - from consultation and negotiation, to preparing you for everything from entering into an agreement to a hearing in court.

Stress from a divorce can worsen through the legal and financial ramifications of the split, which can affect both parties even long after the divorce proceedings are finalized. Every matter is important to our firm and our family law attorneys never lose sight of the fact that at the heart of every case are people at their most vulnerable.

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TLIWillig, Williams & Davidson Family Law Attorney Authors Article on International Adoption Law for The Legal Intelligencer

The area of adoption law, like other legal specialties, is subject to changes and trends. However, few areas of domestic relations practice are also subject to global influences and the shifting demands of international politics as is the field of international adoption law.

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Kathleen TanaFamily Law Attorney Kathleen M. Tana Discusses Handling Contested Adoptions

Philadelphia family law attorney Kathleen M. Tana discusses handling difficult domestic cases such as contested adoptions and how to anticipate them as an attorney. Tana also discusses the rights of new parents when adopting a child in Pennsylvania.


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child custodyPennsylvania Divorce Basics: No-Fault Divorce, Alimony, and Division of Assets

A divorce is a painful personal affair for both parties. The family law attorneys at Willig, Williams & Davidson know that divorce and other family law matters are among some of the most difficult times a family can experience. If you or your spouse are seeking a divorce, it’s important to educate yourself on the types of divorce proceedings available to you.

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divorce 5 Things to Know About Valuing Marital Property in a Divorce

Most family courts would prefer to see questions of property disposition handled through direct negotiation between the parties; equitably dividing a divorcing couple’s assets is a laborious and time-consuming process. Even in relatively amicable divorces, however, the opposing parties often place very different valuations on the various property that must be divided. Here are five factors to keep in mind.

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