When Small Business Owners Divorce

Posted on July 17th, 2019 in Divorce

Dividing a couple’s assets during a divorce can often be contentious, but additional complications exist if the parties are one of the over 999,000 small business owners in Pennsylvania. According to the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center, 99.91 percent of businesses in Lackawanna County were small businesses in 2013. Therefore, it is inevitable that divorce will […]

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What is Considered Marital Property in Pennsylvania?

Posted on June 24th, 2019 in Divorce

As an equitable distribution state, Pennsylvania determines property division based on what is fair, not necessarily what is equal. Under the state’s law, a judge could treat each piece of marital property separately, dividing each one based on differing percentages. You should be aware that the assets that are subject to division will include just […]

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Factors That May Affect the Division of Property

Posted on April 15th, 2019 in Family Law

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Pennsylvania had a divorce rate of 2.8 per 1,000 population in 2012. These statistics reveal just how many people in the state are separating, some of whom may struggle with the division of their assets. When people file for divorce throughout Pennsylvania, there are numerous legal […]

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