The creator of this website is Brian C. Vertz, an experienced Pittsburgh divorce attorney and author of the leading treatise on divorce taxation: Frumkes & Vertz on Divorce Taxation (James Publishing, updated annually). In these pages, Brian shares his decades of experience as a family lawyer and his in-depth knowledge about divorce-related tax issues with other family law attorneys as well as high-net-worth individuals facing divorce, offering information to help them avoid tax traps and preserve their assets through the process.

About Pittsburgh Divorce Attorney and Author Brian C. Vertz

For more than 25 years, Brian Vertz has been representing clients in Western Pennsylvania in routine and high-net-worth divorces, complex child support and high-conflict child custody cases, prenuptial enforcement cases, and appeals up to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. He is nationally recognized as an authority on financially-complex divorce settlements and family law tax issues. Brian is known as a powerful advocate in court and a problem solver outside the courtroom. As a Pittsburgh divorce attorney, he has represented clients throughout Western Pennsylvania, including licensed professionals, highly compensated executives, business owners and their spouses. Read more.

Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz, Western Pennsylvania’s Premier Family Law Firm

Brian Vertz is a partner at Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz, a Pittsburgh law firm that has been recognized as one of the nation’s best family law firms. Respected by other lawyers and judges, the firm’s talented and experienced family lawyers assist clients to make smart, strategic choices. At Pollock Begg, the attorneys focus on settling disputes out of court so that their clients receive the benefits of their negotiating skills without the turmoil of going to court. Read more.

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Brian Vertz’s Awards and Honors

Brian Vertz has been recognized nationally, in Pennsylvania, and in Pittsburgh for his skill and experience as a divorce attorney. He is a Fellow of the prestigious American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML); he has been selected as one of the Best Lawyers in America; Super Lawyers® has named him a Top Rated Family Law Lawyer every year since 2005; and he has received the highest rating from Martindale-Hubbell (AV Preeminent®). Read more.