Family Legal Services

As a former family mediator, Paula Scharff is compassionate and responsive on family matters. In addition, she represents many counties outside of the Philadelphia area in involuntary commitment proceedings at Fairmount Behavioral Health Institute, Friends Hospital and Belmont Center for Comprehensive Treatment. Her general family legal services extend to representing children and their parents in dependency matters, where she helps in determining the best course of action for the family. She is fully prepared to conduct mediation sessions between or among consenting parties.

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As she understands the delicate nature of family law, she takes time to listen to your needs and provide you emotional support. She guides you through the stressful process and works hard to arrive at a favorable solution in these cases:

  • Child Custody/Child Support
  • Child Dependency – Neglect and Abuse
  • Divorce
  • Guardianships for Disabled and Elderly
  • Name Changes to Start Anew
  • Adoptions
  • Equitable distribution of Marital Assets
  • Parental Termination
  • Social Security Disability/SSI
  • Mental Health Law –¬†When Someone You Love Needs Treatment
  • Debt Reduction and Negotiation

Estate Planning and Administration

Whether your estate plan is complicated or simple, we aim to protect your interests and investments and see your wishes carried out. We help you navigate your way through the estate planning process as we take care of the following:

  • Preparation of Wills, Trusts,Lliving Wills, and Powers of Attorney
  • Preparation of Inheritance Tax Return and other Tax Returns
  • Protection from overreaching of State and Federal Governments
  • Working together with beneficiaries and heirs to resolve issues without court intervention
  • Working together with your accountant and financial planner to ensure that your goals are met and finances are maximized
  • Pre-death Planning
  • Probate
  • Settling your estate post-mortem
  • Will Contests
  • Litigation as needed
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Corporate Law

With broad experience in offering legal services to corporations and businesses, Attorney Scharff provides corporate law representation for business owners in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania and the surrounding counties. She can help you in forming and dissolving corporations, account collections, as well as with debt reduction and negation for corporate clients. Look to her for:

  • Entity formation – LLC, S-Corp, non-profit, etc.
  • Preparation of LLC operating agreements/corporate bylaws
  • Filing compliance
  • Continuing business advice and maintenance of company
  • Litigation
  • Collections

Law Office of Paula Christine Scharff can provide legal litigation for estate planning and administration, family and corporate law. Accredited by the BBB, we are backed with extensive legal experience and knowledge in many facets of the legal system.

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