Joseph P. Hanyon

Location:

Brodheadsville, Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania family law attorney Connie J. Merwine graduated with Highest Honors from Lehigh University in 1985, Phi Beta Kappa; receiving received her law degree from Dickinson Law School in 1988, graduating summa cum laude and 2nd in her class. She published an article in the Dickinson Law Review and graduated as a member of the Honorary Society. During law school, Attorney Merwine became a Pennsylvania Certified Public Accountant and maintains that status today. She was awarded a Master’s Degree in Taxation from Georgetown University and thereafter was awarded a Master’s Degree in Liberal Arts by the University of Pennsylvania. Her education and experience give her a unique qualification to handle family law and estate planning and administration matters where protecting and administering assets are important.  In Attorney Merwine’s spare time, she enjoys teaching as an adjunct professor in accounting at local colleges.

Areas of Practice and Experience

Attorney Merwine has extensive experience in all aspects of Family Law: Divorce, Custody, Spousal Support, Alimony, Child Support, Adoptions and Protection from Abuse Actions; Will preparation and Estate planning, power of attorney preparation and all aspects of estate administration including preparation of the Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax Return.

Family Law and Estate Planning & Administration

Family Law including Divorce, Custody, Support, Alimony, Adoptions, Grandparents Rights Cases and Protection from Abuse Actions. Attorney Merwine has handled, reviewed, tried, and settled over 2000 family law matters during her 30 years of practice.

Estate Planning including Drafting of Estate documents in Wills, Power of Attorney, Living Wills, Living Trusts, Estate Administration in Monroe County, Pike County, Carbon County, Lehigh County, and Northampton County. Again, Attorney Merwine’s background in accounting and taxation gives her a unique qualification matched by few attorneys in Pennsylvania.

Her practice includes:

  • Family Law
  • Wills, Power of Attorney and living wills
  • Estate Administration

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1989

Education

The Dickinson School of Law, Carlisle, Pennsylvania

  • J.D. summa cum laude – 1988
  • Honors: 2nd in her Class
  • Honors: Member of the Honorary Society
  • Law Review: Dickinson Law Review, Article

Lehigh University – 1985

  • honors – Phi Beta Kappa
  • Graduated with Highest Honors in three years.

Georgetown University

  • Masters Degree
  • Major: Taxation

University of Pennsylvania

  • Masters Degree
  • Major: Liberal Arts

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Connie J. Merwine

Location:

Brodheadsville, Pennsylvania

* We provide a free consultation and case evaluation for any injury or disability matter.