A key issue at the commencement of a divorce proceeding is accounting for the assets acquired and the debts accumulated by a couple during the course of a marriage. Although divorce laws do vary somewhat from one U.S. state to another, overall these statutes are remarkably similar. For example, all state laws, including Pennsylvania, have […] Read More

This entry was posted on Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 at 5:48 pm and is filed under Divorce, Equitable Distribution, martial estate.
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.
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.
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.
Dealing with “financial infidelity” during the divorce process By now, most of Bucks County has spent a lot of time snowed in with their significant other. Valentine’s Day is approaching and our government just raised the debt ceiling – again. At the moment, conditions are not favorable for struggling marriages and recent survey data shows […] Read More

This entry was posted on Sunday, February 16th, 2014 at 4:25 pm and is filed under Divorce, Equitable Distribution, martial estate.
How long-term separations can be more expensive than divorce With divorce comes a lot of intimidating decisions. The prospect of sorting out custody, support, alimony, and division of property can lead many couples to detach from their marriage and walk away. Rather than officially address each major issue, these couples have the best intentions to […] Read More

This entry was posted on Wednesday, December 4th, 2013 at 12:20 pm and is filed under Divorce, Equitable Distribution, martial estate.
What to think about before listing the marital home for sale Among the many important decisions you and your spouse will have to make during your divorce, dividing marital assets is surely one of the top priorities. Both parties have much to gain or lose from this transaction, and lately, the economy has been causing […] Read More

This entry was posted on Friday, November 8th, 2013 at 3:46 am and is filed under Divorce, Equitable Distribution, martial estate.

This entry was posted on Saturday, November 2nd, 2013 at 2:20 pm and is filed under Divorce, Equitable Distribution, martial estate.
Defining and distributing inheritance in divorce   Divorce clients often fear complete loss or reduction of their inheritance during equitable distribution. The question as to whether or not this asset is a marital property may change the conditions surrounding the inheritance and its role in the divorce. Determining whether or not an inheritance is marital […] Read More

This entry was posted on Thursday, October 24th, 2013 at 2:46 am and is filed under Divorce, Equitable Distribution, Family Law, Marital Settlement Agreement, martial estate.
How to finance divorce with shared accounts It is no secret that filing for divorce costs money, and hiring legal counsel requires the payment of a retainer fee. Individuals considering divorce often grapple with how to approach gathering the money to proceed. The timing, the amount, and whether or not to discuss the withdrawal depends […] Read More

This entry was posted on Wednesday, September 25th, 2013 at 12:23 pm and is filed under bucks county custody attorney, bucks county custody lawyer, Bucks County divorce attorney, Divorce, Divorce settlement, Family Law, Marital Settlement Agreement, martial estate, Settlement.