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Dividing Up The House

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When spouses get divorced, often one of the largest issues, if not the largest, is what happens to the marital home that is jointly titled in both spouses’ names. While there is the option of keeping it in both names after the divorce, this is ill-advised and almost never happens in practice. Instead, the goal […]

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How to Prepare Yourself for Divorce

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The divorce process does not begin by retaining a lawyer; it begins the moment you accept that your marriage is over. There is a great deal of ambivalence and frustration at this moment of realization. Before moving forward with your case it is important to reconcile with these emotions and act rationally. This is the […]

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Uncovering Missing Information During a Divorce

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Going through a divorce can be a challenging and emotionally charged experience. It becomes even more complex when you suspect your spouse is hiding assets or underreporting their income. In such cases, understanding the importance of financial disclosures and knowing where to look for missing information becomes crucial. In this article, we’ll explore strategies to […]

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What You Need to Know About Divorce and Your Taxes

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Benjamin Franklin said, “Nothing is certain except death and taxes”. While you are certain to pay taxes after a divorce, your divorce can have an unpredictable effect on your tax status. Here are some things you need to consider when filing taxes after your divorce.  Your tax filing status.  Your filing status is determined by […]

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Upside Down Debt, Foreclosure and Your Divorce

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QUESTION: My spouse and I own a home that’s in foreclosure, and we owe more money than the house is worth. We’re divorcing and I’m wondering if I’m going to be responsible for 50% of the difference between what the house sells for and what we owe or if that all goes away due to […]

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The Effects of Divorce on Small Business Owners

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Imagine yourself as a budding entrepreneur with a great idea. You work hard every day to grow and expand your business. Suddenly you are receiving larger orders as the days and weeks pass. Your work has become your life. In the little free time you have, you go out with friends and eventually, when you […]

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NFL Player’s Move from New Jersey Strips Court of Jurisdiction

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A recent New Jersey Court declined to modify a child support order against Ahmad Bradshaw, a former running back for the New York Giants who moved from New Jersey to Virginia after he changed NFL teams. The judge’s reason was that the New Jersey court lacked jurisdiction to issue a modified order under the Uniform […]

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How Forensic CPA Can Help You During Your Divorce

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Did your spouse always handle the money? Do you own a family business? Are there investments, but you don’t know exactly what they are? What you don’t know about your assets could impact your divorce settlement. In this video: Philadelphia Divorce Lawyers Thomas Petrelli, Jr. discusses why a forensic accountant should be part your divorce […]

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Why it Can Be a Good Thing if Your Spouse Hires an Attorney

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You’ve filed the divorce complaint and already have a property settlement in mind, and better yet, you think your soon-to-be-ex will be on board with it because you and she discussed it before you filed. In fact, she and you agreed that only you would hire an attorney, to save money. You have your divorce […]

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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.

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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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