Megan K. Feehan devotes her practice to educating and guiding her clients through the complexities of divorce, custody, support, and related family law issues in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Megan served as a Matrimonial Early Settlement Panelist in New Jersey and is a member of the Family Law Sections of the Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Bar Associations. In 2018, she was nominated and accepted into the 2019 Forum of Executive Women Mentoring Program, a membership organization of women of significant influence in the Philadelphia region.
Megan earned her law degree from Drexel University Earle Mack School of Law with honors. She was the notes editor of the Drexel Law Review and a member of the Women's Law Society. She is the recipient of both the Pro Bono Service Honors Award and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Eric D. Turner Award. Immediately following law school, Megan completed a one-year clerkship with The Honorable Gwendolyn Blue in the Family Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey. She received her undergraduate degree in government, magna cum laude, from Franklin & Marshall College, where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
October 29, 2015
The judges of the First Judicial Distrct of PA will present pro bono service awards to 17 Cozen O'Connor attorneys who have handled pro bono matters this year in FJD courts.
July 06, 2021
Jennifer Brandt and Megan Feehan contributed an article to The Legal Intelligencer discussing the issues of a gray divorce and how to navigate through this.
July 10, 2020
Jennifer Brandt and Megan Feehan published an article to The Legal Intelligencer discussing how in the case, Shak v. Shak, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC), found that a nondisparagement provision included in a custody order is an impermissible restraint under the First Amendment right to freedom of speech.
September 25, 2019
The Tax Cuts & Jobs Act of 2017 eliminated the tax deduction previously allowed for alimony payments effective January 1, 2019. This meant that alimony payments made pursuant to an agreement executed after December 31, 2018 could no longer be deducted from the income of the party making the...
June 27, 2018
This time of year is especially popular for special family events such as weddings, graduations, and bar/bat mitvahs. For families going through a divorce, these events can pose unique challenges. There is no obligation in Pennsylvania or New Jersey that both parties contribute to the cost of...
June 24, 2016
In our increasingly mobile society, it is not uncommon for couples to relocate numerous times throughout their marriage and acquire property and assets in different states. When a divorce dissolves the marriage and forces a distribution of assets spread across various states, the Court in the...
March 01, 2015
Jennifer Brandt and Megan Feehan, both residents of the firm's family law practice and Philadelphia office, published an article in the American Journal of Family Law on social media influences and how that effects the practice of family law.
August 12, 2014
We constantly receive calls from grandparents inquiring about their custody rights. In some instances, the grandparent has been the child's primary caretaker from birth. In other instances, the grandparent has had regular contact with the grandchild and now is excluded from the child's life due to...
July 08, 2014
In an article published in The Legal Intelligencer, Jennifer Brandt and Megan Feehan, attorneys in Cozen O'Connor's Family Law Department, discuss a recent case involving actor Jason Patric and his former girlfriend Danielle Schreiber. Patric, a sperm donor, is now looking to have custody rights to the child he helped conceive four years ago. The California courts are grappling with competing statutes in searching for a resolution. The broader issue, however, is how technology is changing the definition of a family in our modern world and how our law is trying to adapt to these changes.
April 21, 2014
For many parents, the financial support they provide to their children does not end after their children graduate from high school. For divorcing parents in particular, the payment of their children’s future college expenses is often a specific part of their Marital Settlement Agreement. In New...
February 24, 2014
In Pennsylvania, the date used to determine the value of the assets and liabilities subject to equitable distribution is the date of the parties’ separation. All assets and liabilities accrued during the marriage and prior to this date are considered to be part of the marital estate. For many...
December 20, 2013
It is often said that the Criminal Division of the Court deals with “bad” people at their best behavior, while the Family Division deals with “good” people at their worst behavior. Divorce litigation is undoubtedly stressful, and emotions often lead to the exchange of insults, demeaning comments,...
November 21, 2013
Adoptions, like most family law matters, proceed through state courts and are governed by state laws. For most families, rules and procedures specific to the state in which the adoption takes place are the only laws that have an impact on their adoption. Occasionally, however, an additional body...
November 14, 2013
During a recent television appearance on Fox 29 (see clip by clicking here), I was asked to comment on a New Jersey case receiving significant media attention. A non-married couple, Ines Sanchez and Pedro Quezada, resided together as a couple for ten years, and a child was born of their...
October 01, 2013
The Hague Convention, a treaty adopted by over seventy countries, addresses custody matters on an international level. The most common situation where the Hague Convention comes into play is “wrongful removal” (where one parent takes the child to another country against the wishes of the other...