AAML, Pennsylvania Chapter


The AAML Pennsylvania Chapter is organized by some of the leading practitioners in family law who have a high level of knowledge, skill and integrity. We collaborate with lawyers, legislators, judges, agencies, and professionals to improve the standards and processes of resolving conflicts involving child support, divorce, custody, and juvenile matters. Fellows of the AAML Pennsylvania Chapter are skilled negotiators and litigators who represent individuals in all facets of family law.

  • Divorce
    Property Division, Alimony, Spousal Support, Legal Fees
  • Children’s Issues
    Child Support, Custody, Adoption, Juvenile
  • Agreements
    Pre- and Post-Nuptial Agreements, Separation Agreements
  • Dispute Resolution
    Mediation, Collaborative Law, Traditional Negotiation

Fellows adhere to professionalism standards that exceed the ethical requirements of the legal profession. We promote the study and advancement of substantive legal knowledge by teaching and publishing. Fellows are experienced in dealing with the most complex aspects of matrimonial law, such as valuation, professional practices, tax consequences, alternative families, and interstate and international cases.

Chapter News

Congratulations go out to our very own Cheryl Young, whose position on pre-nuptial agreements was published on page R4 of last Monday's Wall Street Journal.

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Lynn Gold-Bikin has been honored by the Legal Intelligencer magazine with a Lifetime Achievement Award for her efforts in shaping the law in Pennsylvania, which are well-known to Fellows of the Pennsylvania chapter.

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President Steve Hurvitz is pleased to report that we have two new Pennsylvania Academy Fellows joining our ranks.  York lawyer David C. Schanbacher and Philadelphia lawyer Michael E. Bertin have been approved for fellowship.  We welcome David...