April M Townsend

April M Townsend

Petrelli Previtera, LLC
  • Family Law, Divorce, Estate Planning
  • Pennsylvania
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Biography

April M. Townsend is an attorney licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey for over a decade. She handles all aspects of family law including divorce, equitable distribution, support, custody and adoption. She also assists clients with estate planning and estate administration.

April received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Maryland in College Park, MD where she double-majored in Government & Politics and Criminal Justice and graduated with honors. She received her Juris Doctor from the James E. Beasley School of Law at Temple University, admitted as a Conwell Law Scholar. While in law school, April began developing legal experience as an intern for Judge Hill in the Philadelphia Criminal Justice Center as well as the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General in their employment litigation and insurance fraud sections. After passing the bar, she worked as an associate for a family law firm for over ten years.

April is certified as a mediator and has previously served as faculty for NBI Seminars providing continuing legal education, most recently speaking on Estate Planning for Unmarried and Remarried Couples in 2021. She has been recognized as a Top Attorney by Suburban Life Magazine. April currently serves on the Executive Board of the YWCA of Bucks County as Secretary as well as Vice Chair for the GMZ Community Development Corporation. She is an active member of the Bucks County Bar Association participating in various sections and volunteering for pro bono service.

Practice Areas
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Divorce
    Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Additional Practice Areas
  • Adoption
  • Spousal Support
Video Conferencing
  • Zoom
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Pennsylvania
Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
ID Number: 309098
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney
Petrelli Previtera, LLC
- Current
Attorney
Karen Ann Ulmer, P.C.
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Education
Temple University Beasley School of Law
J.D. | Law
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University of Baltimore
B.A. (2007)
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Awards
AVVO Rated - Very Good
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Listed
Martindale
AVVO Rated - Very Good
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AVVO Rated - Very Good
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Admitted to Practice
Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
AVVO Rated - Very Good
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AVVO Rated - Very Good
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Professional Associations
Bucks County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Montgomery County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Philadelphia Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
Member
- Current
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YWCA Battered Women Project
Secretary of the Board
- Current
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Pennsylvania State Bar  # 309098
Member
- Current
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New Jersey State Bar  # 011982010
Member
- Current
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Pennsylvania Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Bucks County Estate Planning Council
Member
- Current
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American Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Spousal Support
Peterelli Previtera, LLC
Philadelphia Divorce
Peterelli Previtera, LLC
Certifications
New Jersey Bar Admission
New Jersey Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Admission
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Websites & Blogs
Website
Langhorne Divorce Lawyer
Blog
Family Lawyers in Langhorne
Contact & Map
Petrelli Previtera, LLC
1707 Langhorne Newtown
RD STE 5
Langhorne, PA 19047
Telephone: (267) 710-9585
Monday: 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 6:30 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 6:30 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 6:30 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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