Payee cohabitation affects alimony There are many misconceptions about alimony, when it is awarded and when a party is no longer entitled to alimony. Some consider it to be merely a reward for one, and punishment for the other; however, it is intended to serve a critical function when the conditions are proper. Because cohabitation […] Read More

This entry was posted on Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 at 2:57 am and is filed under Alimony, Divorce, Support.
How a QDRO can provide peace of mind One of the most frustrating aspects of finalizing a divorce can be ensuring that the other party follows through on the terms of a  divorce settlement. Regardless of the amount, a spouse may be reliant upon the retirement funds for current or future financial needs. Often, women […] Read More

This entry was posted on Monday, March 3rd, 2014 at 3:30 am and is filed under Alimony, Divorce, Equitable Distribution, QDRO, Support.
Defense of Spousal Support, Overview and Fact Sheet When a party files for support, the whole tone of a divorce can change dramatically. Money, which may have been the cause of divorce, certainly raises the stakes during a divorce action and can lead to troubled negotiations or discussion. Pennsylvania laws exist to prohibit an undeserving […] Read More

This entry was posted on Sunday, February 16th, 2014 at 4:26 pm and is filed under Alimony, Divorce, Support.
What to do when your spouse leaves you paying all the expenses This is an all too common occurrence and frequent question in cases of separation and divorce. Husband or wife leaves the home, sometimes without much warning, and the other is left struggling to maintain the bills in his or her absence. Electric bills, […] Read More

This entry was posted on Saturday, January 4th, 2014 at 10:40 pm and is filed under Alimony, Divorce, Support.
The emerging trend of “gray divorce” and what to consider According to the National Center for Family and Marriage Research at Bowling Green State University, divorce rates for couples over 50 have doubled between 1990 and 2009. Late-life divorce, also known as “gray divorce”, is becoming more common and creating uncertainty about future implications. Financial […] Read More

This entry was posted on Thursday, October 24th, 2013 at 2:49 am and is filed under Alimony, bucks county custody attorney, bucks county custody lawyer, Bucks County divorce attorney, Divorce, Divorce settlement, Equitable Distribution, Family Law.
Unfortunately, many divorces contain unsettling news when it comes to property division.  Poor decision making about finances can affect how the Courts divide a couple’s property in divorce proceedings.  However, one party losing marital funds during the marriage does not alone warrant an unequal property division. Under 23 Pa.C.S.A. ß 3502(a) of the Divorce Code, […] Read More

This entry was posted on Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 at 2:01 am and is filed under Alimony, Assessment Appeal, AVI, cheating spouse, Child Relocation, Common Law Marriage, Custody, Divorce, Eminent Domain, engagement ring, Equitable Distribution, False Accusation, Family Law, Immigration, Infidelity, inheritance, Landlord tenant law, Legal Blog, Marital Settlement Agreement, martial estate, MSA, Philadelphia Assessment, Philadelphia Common Level Ratio, Philadelphia Tax Appeal, Procedure, Procuring Cause, Protection from Abuse, QDRO, Qualified Domestic Relations Order, Real Estate, Real Estate Commission, Real Estate Law, Real Estate Tax Appeal, STEB Ratio, Support, Tax Appeal, Tax Assessment, Uncategorized.
The city’s new property tax assessments are going to save one neighbor a lot of money and increase another’s just as much, if not more.  The bottom line is that there is very little uniformity with this system.  This new system is known as the Actual Value Initiative and assessments are based on 100% of […] Read More

This entry was posted on Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 at 2:01 am and is filed under Alimony, Assessment Appeal, AVI, cheating spouse, Child Relocation, Common Law Marriage, Custody, Divorce, Eminent Domain, engagement ring, Equitable Distribution, False Accusation, Family Law, Immigration, Infidelity, inheritance, Landlord tenant law, Legal Blog, Marital Settlement Agreement, martial estate, MSA, Philadelphia Assessment, Philadelphia Common Level Ratio, Philadelphia Tax Appeal, Procedure, Procuring Cause, Protection from Abuse, QDRO, Qualified Domestic Relations Order, Real Estate, Real Estate Commission, Real Estate Law, Real Estate Tax Appeal, STEB Ratio, Support, Tax Appeal, Tax Assessment, Uncategorized.
  This is just one example of the tax hikes. The Philadelphia tax hikes are hitting everyone hard – some people have contacted our office with astounding new figures that they just can’t believe. With the mathematics and realistic values of these properties, we wonder where the owner will come up with the difference of […] Read More

This entry was posted on Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 at 4:01 am and is filed under Alimony, Assessment Appeal, AVI, cheating spouse, Child Relocation, Common Law Marriage, Custody, Divorce, Eminent Domain, engagement ring, Equitable Distribution, False Accusation, Family Law, Immigration, Infidelity, inheritance, Landlord tenant law, Legal Blog, Marital Settlement Agreement, martial estate, MSA, Philadelphia Assessment, Philadelphia Common Level Ratio, Philadelphia Tax Appeal, Procedure, Procuring Cause, Protection from Abuse, QDRO, Qualified Domestic Relations Order, Real Estate, Real Estate Commission, Real Estate Law, Real Estate Tax Appeal, STEB Ratio, Support, Tax Appeal, Tax Assessment, Uncategorized.
Are you not receiving Social Security benefits?  Are you are present divorced? Was your prior marriage lasted for at least 10 years? Are you 62 years old?     Do you remain unmarried? If your answers to the above questions are YES, this is the right time for you to review your Social Security benefits. You […] Read More

This entry was posted on Saturday, February 9th, 2013 at 4:47 pm and is filed under Alimony, Assessment Appeal, AVI, cheating spouse, Child Relocation, Common Law Marriage, Custody, Divorce, Eminent Domain, engagement ring, Equitable Distribution, False Accusation, Family Law, Immigration, Infidelity, inheritance, Landlord tenant law, Legal Blog, Marital Settlement Agreement, martial estate, MSA, Philadelphia Assessment, Philadelphia Common Level Ratio, Philadelphia Tax Appeal, Procedure, Procuring Cause, Protection from Abuse, QDRO, Qualified Domestic Relations Order, Real Estate, Real Estate Commission, Real Estate Law, Real Estate Tax Appeal, STEB Ratio, Support, Tax Appeal, Tax Assessment, Uncategorized.
CraftMaster Real Property Tax Assessment appeal was granted. In 2012, Bradford County cut its tax assessment by 14.7 percent. CraftMaster Manufacturing, Inc. was earlier assessed with $3.90 million Real Property Tax, but was reduced to $3.33 million. The reduced Real Property Tax Assessment was the result of an out-of-court settlement between Bradford County and CraftMaster.  (2012) […] Read More

This entry was posted on Saturday, February 9th, 2013 at 4:38 pm and is filed under Alimony, Assessment Appeal, AVI, cheating spouse, Child Relocation, Common Law Marriage, Custody, Divorce, Eminent Domain, engagement ring, Equitable Distribution, False Accusation, Family Law, Immigration, Infidelity, inheritance, Landlord tenant law, Legal Blog, Marital Settlement Agreement, martial estate, MSA, Philadelphia Assessment, Philadelphia Common Level Ratio, Philadelphia Tax Appeal, Procedure, Procuring Cause, Protection from Abuse, QDRO, Qualified Domestic Relations Order, Real Estate, Real Estate Commission, Real Estate Law, Real Estate Tax Appeal, STEB Ratio, Support, Tax Appeal, Tax Assessment, Uncategorized.