A common area within the confines of Pennsylvania divorce law in which myths abound is in regard to alimony. Alimony in Pennsylvania is subject to some fairly strict guidelines established by law. A person contemplating divorce, with an interest in alimony in Pennsylvania, needs to be generally versed in what is myth and what is […] Read More

This entry was posted on Thursday, March 31st, 2016 at 2:53 pm and is filed under Divorce, Equitable Distribution, Marital Settlement Agreement.
Divorce proceedings represent some of the most contentious types of legal proceedings in courthouses. An objective of a judge in divorce cases is to try and employ resources that may work to lessen the tension between the parties in marital dissolution proceedings. A resource being more widely used by courts across the country to aid […] Read More

This entry was posted on Monday, February 8th, 2016 at 10:25 pm and is filed under Divorce, Marital Settlement Agreement.
The breakdown in communication between spouses is a common occurrence in divorce cases. Indeed, communication between spouses likely broke down before the commencement of marital dissolution proceedings and oftentimes is a factor contributing to the breakup. Proper communication between spouses actually makes the divorce process easier for both parties. Five tips can assist to enhance […] Read More

This entry was posted on Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 at 6:00 pm and is filed under Divorce, Family Law, Marital Settlement Agreement.
Prenup agreements garner a good deal of attention in the media as well as in films and on television. A great deal of the information floating about regarding prenuptial agreements is factually and legally incorrect. A good deal of confusion stems from what a prenup can and cannot do when it comes to the provisions […] Read More

This entry was posted on Thursday, December 24th, 2015 at 7:50 pm and is filed under Divorce, Equitable Distribution, Marital Settlement Agreement.
A prenuptial agreement is a contract between two individuals who intend to marry. A prenup is designed to clarify financial issues in the event that the marriage fails. There a number of primary prenuptial agreement benefits. Protect Rights in a Divorce One of the prenuptial agreement benefits is that the contract protects the rights of […] Read More

This entry was posted on Thursday, December 24th, 2015 at 3:51 pm and is filed under Divorce, Equitable Distribution, Marital Settlement Agreement, martial estate.
No matter the best intentions of spouses seeking to end a marriage, a divorce case is not only a legally buy also an emotionally challenging process. There are some strategies that a couple can employ in an effort to lower the tensions and make a divorce case at least somewhat easier to navigate. Hire a […] Read More

This entry was posted on Sunday, December 13th, 2015 at 6:33 pm and is filed under Divorce, Family Law, Marital Settlement Agreement.
Are you thinking about divorce? There are some divorce facts to keep in mind. These divorce facts are interesting. And, they may help put your divorce case into perspective. First Marriages The U.S. Census Bureau tracks divorce facts. The agency reports that when a first marriage ends in divorce, it lasts an average of eight […] Read More

This entry was posted on Friday, December 4th, 2015 at 12:43 am and is filed under Divorce, Marital Settlement Agreement.
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.
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.