When a resident is convicted of a crime, they will incur a criminal record that will generally follow them the rest of their life. This could make it difficult for a person to secure housing, obtain a job or do any other activities that require a background check. However, in some circumstances, it may be possible for one to have their criminal record expunged.
Some individuals worry that when divorce proceedings begin, they will be unable to sustain themselves during the process without access to their spouse's income. Because you stayed at home and raised your children, you may not have the ability to find employment quickly.
Per state law, physical custody of a child means the child is physically in the care and control of a parent. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania recognizes five types of physical custody of a child. This post will provide a brief overview of this topic, but, as always, one seeking legal advice for their child custody issues should consult with a professional.