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Jewish Divorces –What Role do They Play in American Divorce Law?

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An article in the New York Times that appeared earlier this spring discussed the phenomenon of Orthodox Jewish men refusing to grant their wives religious divorces. The article, explains that if an Orthodox Jewish couple does not obtain a religious divorce, called a “get” in the Jewish culture, the wife is considered to be a […]

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He Said What?! Maintaining Privacy During Divorce

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In the age of the internet, social media, and smart phones, a new issue has arisen that adds another layer of stress to the process of getting divorced: how to protect your various private communications. With all of the emotional turmoil that divorce brings, it is not unlikely that spouses will be tempted to snoop […]

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“I do…” Want To Pay Support For 10 Years

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The Superior Court of Pennsylvania recently issued a decision that addressed an interesting interplay between family law and immigration law. The case, Love v. Love, involved a husband who had filed an immigration affidavit of support with the Department of Homeland Security in order to help his wife, a German citizen, gain status as a […]

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What Happens to Joint Credit Card Balances in a Pennsylvania Divorce

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Pennsylvania divorce decrees not only divide a couple’s assets but also their debts.  For example, a Pennsylvania divorce decree may assign responsibility for joint credit card balances to one spouse.  The divorce decree makes that debt the legal responsibility of the spouse to whom it was assigned. What Happens When your Ex-Spouse Fails to Make […]

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Negotiating Child Custody Before Your Divorce

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Before filing for your Pennsylvania online divorce you may need to negotiated child custody rights and visitation with your spouse. Since online divorce requires that there are no disputes between the two parties, child custody issues must be resolved before you file or it won’t be considered an uncontested divorce. Below are a few tips […]

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Here's what our clients have to say about working with us. Please note, results may vary based on individual circumstances.

Melinda Previtera, Esq. came highly recommended to our family. Her knowledge base, professionalism, and compassion paved the way for a successful outcome. Melinda is efficient, detailed, and informative. She helps manage expectations, and postures her client for a fair and equitable result. We are happy to recommend Melinda!

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My experience was very good. Everyone was professional and attentive to my needs, keeping me updated every step of the way. I couldn’t ask for a better result, highly recommended.

David R.

My marriage life has been a hell for me for the past four years until I decided to put an end to what has to be ended. Choosing a lawyer was another additional stressful part of the long process. I’m so glad that I’ve found the right one for me at Petrelli Previtera. Life isn’t always fair, but at least having her in my corner, felt even better. I couldn’t recommend her highly enough!

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