Many divorcing couples spend a good amount of time arguing over marital debt. Indeed, oftentimes marital debt proves to be the underlying reason a couple seeks to divorce in the first instance. A person interested in ending a marriage must have a basic understanding of matters associated with marital debt. Definition of Marital Debt Marital […] Read More

This entry was posted on Friday, November 27th, 2015 at 4:26 pm and is filed under Divorce, Equitable Distribution, Marital Settlement Agreement, martial estate.
Pennsylvania law includes a provision for what is known as no fault divorce. At its essence, a no fault divorce is a proceeding in which no blame for the disintegration of the marriage is assigned to one or another (or both) of the spouses. Rather, an allegation is made that the marriage has irretrievably broken […] Read More

This entry was posted on Thursday, November 26th, 2015 at 7:04 pm and is filed under Divorce, Family Law, Marital Settlement Agreement.
Dividing property, including real estate, tends to be a hot topic in a typical Pennsylvania divorce case. A number of different legal requirements and considerations come into play when real estate is involved in a divorce proceeding. Marital Real Estate Legally speaking, the only real estate subject to division in a divorce case is what […] Read More

This entry was posted on Thursday, November 26th, 2015 at 5:02 pm and is filed under Divorce, Equitable Distribution, martial estate.
Alimony is awarded as a means of providing financial support to a spouse in a divorce proceeding. There are a number of factors that come into play when calculating alimony in a Pennsylvania divorce case. Guidelines for Calculating Alimony There exist no specific guidelines for calculating alimony in a Pennsylvania divorce. Rather, there are a […] Read More

This entry was posted on Thursday, November 26th, 2015 at 2:41 am and is filed under Divorce, Equitable Distribution, Family Law, Marital Settlement Agreement.
Enforcing parenting time order becomes an issue in some cases once divorce decree is granted. Although the facts and circumstances vary from one case to another. However, a common scenario involves a custodial parent failing to follow the court order pertaining to parenting time or visitation. No matter the underlying cause, when a parenting time […] Read More

This entry was posted on Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 at 10:05 pm and is filed under Custody, Divorce, Family Law.
Child custody may need to be changed in some situations. A variety of different reasons exist for altering or amending a child custody order. Amending a child custody order necessitates satisfying certain requirements set forth in Pennsylvania family law. Change Child Custody: Material Change of Circumstances A child needs consistency in life. Consequently, the decision […] Read More

This entry was posted on Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 at 7:02 pm and is filed under Custody, Divorce, Family Law.
Issues related to child custody represent some of the most emotionally contentious and legally complex aspect of divorce and paternity proceedings. As a consequence, a person facing this type of legal matter is best served by having a basic understanding of the essential elements of child custody issues that can arise in divorce proceedings. In […] Read More

This entry was posted on Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 at 2:15 am and is filed under Custody, Divorce, Family Law.
Property disputes tend to occur in many divorce cases. When contemplating divorce, a person must understand the basics of how property is handled by the court. For example, a person needs to understand the difference between marital property and separate property in divorce cases. Marital Property Defined Marital property is property of any type that […] Read More

This entry was posted on Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 at 1:26 am and is filed under Divorce, Equitable Distribution, Family Law, Marital Settlement Agreement.
Legal custody and physical custody are major issues in many Pennsylvania divorce cases. Understanding the elements of child custody law in the commonwealth is crucial. A key factor is the difference between physical and legal custody. Many people find themselves in divorce cases without realizing that there are actually two types of custody. Understanding these […] Read More

This entry was posted on Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 at 10:44 pm and is filed under Custody, Divorce, Family Law.
Child custody decisions in divorce cases in Pennsylvania focus on what is deemed to be in the best interests of a minor. In an effort to ensure better reasoned and more uniform decisions by judges in regard to child custody issues, a set of best interests factors are to be considered by a judge in […] Read More

This entry was posted on Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 at 1:09 am and is filed under Custody, Divorce, Family Law.