Q: Does my son have to use a lawyer in Warren Pa where he lives for a divorce or can he get one in Erie or Pittsburgh PA?
His wife is filing for a legal separation so he will need a good lawyer in the surrounding area if aloud.
A: It is not possible to file for a "legal separation" in Pennsylvania, but regardless of this he may certainly hire any Pennsylvania family law attorney he wishes (e.g. if she files a divorce complaint). Just take into consideration the travel costs associated with using an attorney outside of the county in which the legal proceedings take place.
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Lisa Marie Vari, Esquire
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