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Barbara Zulick is the co-author of two books on Pennsylvania family law.

Barbara is the co-author of Pennsylvania Support Practice and Pennsylvania Divorce Code Annotated, now in their 2023 editions. Pennsylvania Support Practice may be used as a handbook for all child and spousal support cases, from the initial complaint to the last appeal. Pennsylvania Divorce Code Annotated contains all the laws and court cases relating to Pennsylvania divorces.

Pennsylvania Divorce Code Annotated

This book brings together in one convenient publication the statutes and court rules relating to Pennsylvania divorce. First, it is an annotation of Pennsylvania’s Divorce Code and follows the sections of the Code, as it was enacted in 1980. Annotations include Author Commentary and analysis, as well as case summaries of both Pennsylvania appellate and trial court cases. Second, it sets forth the annotated Pennsylvania court rules regarding actions of divorce or for annulment of marriage, as well as rules relating to domestic relations matters generally.

The book is designed as a reference work and a handbook. It is physically suited to fit handily into the practitioner’s briefcase and will travel from office, to home office and to the courthouse.

It has been more than four decades since Pennsylvania enacted the Pennsylvania Divorce Code.  In 1988, the legislature passed substantial amendments to the Code. The Code was again amended in January 2005. The legislature continues to work to ensure that the Code reflects the values of the population and the judiciary to interpret new laws to ensure that the stated goal of economic justice is met.

The reader may work with this book in three ways to assure quick access to the subject matter. First, you may access the book through the Table of Contents, which follows the Code, as enacted in Title 23 of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, and the Pennsylvania court rules. Second, you may consult the detailed Index to locate your topic. Third, you may locate your topic and related discussion and cases through the Table of Cases.

Pennsylvania Support Practice

Pennsylvania Support Practice is a comprehensive handbook for family law practitioners. Readers will find insightful summaries of Pennsylvania appellate and trial court cases, as well as techniques, procedures and strategies for the preparation, trial and resolution of support cases.

Special attention is given to psychological insights to assist the parties, reading the behavior of the court and opposing counsel, the elements of successful negotiation, and enforcement of the support order obtained. It offers quick answers to most questions with invaluable practical suggestions, without lengthy annotations or exhaustive explanations. This authoritative text is not only a valuable “how-to” tool, but also provides a thorough explanation of support law.

Get to know Barbara

Barbara Zulick focuses her practice on family law and estate planning and administration.