7 Divorce Mistakes to Avoid

Posted on April 25th, 2023 in Divorce

Everyone said divorce would be hard, but if you’re in an unhappy relationship, it needs to be done. It’s easy to try and get through it as fast as possible or to try and play nice to avoid conflict, but you only hurt yourself most of all. There are so many mistakes people make during […]

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What Are Separation Agreements?

Posted on March 27th, 2023 in Divorce

We all dream of getting married to the love of our lives. However, some marriages end before ‘death do we part.’ America has one of the highest divorce rates in the world, with approximately 30-35% of first-time spouses calling it quits. But divorces come with a set of unique challenges. Sometimes, you and your partner […]

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What Is Annulment and How Does It Differ from Divorce?

Posted on February 14th, 2023 in Divorce, Family Law

Divorce can be emotionally and financially challenging. Unfortunately, as many know, divorce is common in the U.S. In the United States, between 35%-50% of first-time marriages end in divorce, increasing to approximately 60% for second marriages and 70+% for marriages after the second. But divorce is not the only way to dissolve a marriage in […]

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What to Ask for in a Divorce Settlement

Posted on December 7th, 2022 in Divorce

Divorce is an unfortunate reality in the United States, with 630,000 marriages ending in 2020 alone. It’s an incredibly stressful time for both parties as they decide how to split assets, divide parenting time, and protect their children from the aftermath of the conflict. Although you might want to speed through the negotiations, it’s crucial […]

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How Does Remarriage Affect Your Divorce Agreement?

Posted on September 29th, 2022 in Divorce

You’ve already been married once and have been through the divorce process. Who could blame you if you didn’t want to go through it again? But sometimes love finds a way, and now you’re about to remarry. What does remarriage mean for your divorce agreement? Divorce doesn’t always mean that your ex-spouse is cut completely […]

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7 Things to Know about High-Asset Divorce

Posted on February 17th, 2022 in Divorce

A high-asset divorce, or a high net worth divorce, generally involves significant and high-value assets such as closely-held business interests, stock options, deferred compensation, trust funds, real estate partnerships, and so on. Understandably, the more assets involved, the more complex the divorce will be. Due to the complexities involved in a high-asset divorce, it is […]

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Types of Assets Found in High-Asset Divorces

Posted on January 28th, 2022 in Divorce, Family Law

Ending a marriage is never easy, and divorces are often difficult. While any couple is likely to experience challenges during their divorce, if you and your spouse have significant assets, this can be an even more complicated and lengthy process. Divorces like these are considered high-asset divorces and can often make the process harder to […]

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What Relief Can a Pennsylvania PFA Order Provide?

Posted on January 14th, 2022 in Divorce, Family Law

It’s estimated that around 10 million people in the United States suffer from domestic abuse each year. Many Pennsylvania residents are left feeling unsafe in their own homes due to this type of abuse. Abusers may be spouses, intimate partners, parents, or other relatives related by blood or marriage. When domestic abuse occurs, victims need […]

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Is Divorce Actually Common After the Holidays?

Posted on December 29th, 2021 in Divorce, Family Law

It’s common to hear about couples divorcing after the holidays, but is it really as common as people think? Actually, there is some truth to this. Julie Brines and Brian Serafini of the University of Washington analyzed the last 15 years of divorce filings, to find that while January wasn’t the highest month of the […]

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How Does Pennsylvania’s Equitable Distribution Model Work?

Posted on December 9th, 2021 in Divorce

Despite popular belief, when couples go through a divorce in Pennsylvania, there is not an even split of their assets. Pennsylvania follows the equitable distribution model where marital assets are divided fairly between the divorcing spouses. ‘Fairly’ in this instance specifically does not mean equal. When Pennsylvania judges and courts are trying to determine what […]

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