Posted: 10/24/2017

A Power of Attorney Not Named – Now What?

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Categories: Family Law

A Power of Attorney role must be established before a loved one becomes incapacitated or passes away. But what happens if a person never has a Power of Attorney document prepared, and fails to assign someone to act on his/her behalf (if he/she is incapacitated and not able to do so)?   This situation can occur…

Posted: 06/27/2017

Who Gets Custody of Children If Both Parents Die?

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Categories: Family Law

Though it may be an unpleasant topic, it’s still something that needs to be discussed. Both parents and other close family members should be aware of what will happen to children if both their parents die. Though it may initially seem to be fairly simple and intuitive, there are some complexities that could cause issues……

Posted: 09/19/2016

Are You Updated On Family Law?

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As the owner and managing attorney of Covelli Law Offices P.C., Joe Covelli has been representing clients in Western Pennsylvania area for over 35 years. Joe’s history in family law extends back to his earliest work in the law, ensuring that families receive the representation and support they need while helping them plan for the…