Bernadette Staroschuck concentrates her practice in Matrimonial Law and Family Law issues. She also has handled a variety of other legal matters including estate administration and other civil issues. Over the last two decades she has litigated complex family law matters that include support, equitable distribution and complex child custody issues. She has had experiencing litigating these issues in Allegheny County and other outlying counties in Western Pennsylvania.
Bernadette is trained in the Collaborative Law Process. She has successfully resolved disputes between spouses and parents in the collaborative law process. She is also a trained Mediator.
Bernadette has litigated many child custody proceedings, both addressing complex custodial issues as well as addressing relocation issues. For the past two decades, she has also litigated countless economic claims in the family law section of the Court of Common Pleas to include such matters as child support, spousal support, alimony pendente lite claims, and also complex equitable distribution cases which include not only distribution of various marital assets but also the distribution of partnership and business interests of the litigants. She has experience in the appellate courts of this Commonwealth addressing various family law issues on appeal.