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Pennsylvania Divorce

Figuring out if divorce mediation is for you

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An increasingly popular way divorcing couples handle their matters is through alternative dispute resolution (ADR). In divorce mediation, a neutral mediator helps you and your ex-spouse settle your differences outside of the courtroom. The mediator will help you communicate effectively with your ex in deciding the terms of your divorce. Consider these factors before deciding […]

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Choosing between divorce mediation, collaboration and litigation

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Despite declining rates, divorce remains common among American families. The American Psychological Association reports that as many as 40 to 50% of U.S. couples end up separating.  While litigation was practically the only option decades ago, today more separating partners are turning toward divorce mediation and collaboration. These alternatives often save money, time and stress.  Mediated divorce In […]

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A collaborative divorce may be good for your pet

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If you are going through a divorce, you are apt to have a few things on your mind. For example, you may have some anxiety about future finances or separate living arrangements. If you own a dog, cat or another pet, you may also wonder about how your divorce may affect your furry friend. After […]

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Collaborative planning and post-divorce home ownership

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With more couples opting for a collaborative approach to divorce, questions regarding who takes ownership of the primary residence can come up. Generally, all property and assets acquired during a marriage in Pennsylvania belongs to both spouses.  The Keystone State’s equitable distribution laws require spouses to divide their property fairly. If a divorce follows the […]

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What is collaborative law?

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Facing a divorce is never easy, but you can make the process much more inviting by opting for a collaborative divorce. The traditional idea of divorce is fighting it out in a Pennsylvania court. You imagine arguing with your spouse over assets and the children, but it does not have to be that way. Collaborative […]

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How Much Does a Divorce Cost in PA?

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Many prospective clients ask us: How much is a divorce in Pennsylvania? In truth, no one can provide a definitive answer at the beginning of the divorce process. The cost of divorce in PA is different in every case, and it depends on several factors. For more information, we welcome you to call our firm […]

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Mediation may help your kids cope with divorce

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Divorce can be hard on anyone. After all, if you are thinking about ending your marriage, you may have a variety of emotions, ranging from anger to depression. If you have children, though, you must realize that divorce can take a tremendous toll on their mental health. While you cannot completely eliminate all the negative […]

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2 differences between collaborative divorce and mediation

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Decisions during a divorce can affect you and your family for years to come.  You and your spouse must resolve property division, alimony and child custody arrangements. Do you and your spouse have businesses in Abington? Are there high-dollar assets? There is much to consider, but you both want to keep your issues and choices out […]

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Adultery and Divorce in PA

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We have heard it many times: My spouse cheated on me. Can I get a divorce in Pennsylvania? The answer is yes; you can divorce in Pennsylvania. However, divorcing specifically on the basis of adultery may or may not be the best approach. There are several divorce options in PA. The right choice for you […]

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2 key things to keep in mind about collaborative divorce

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If you and your spouse are leaning towards a collaborative divorce, it is important to remember that the amount of effort you put into the process ultimately dictates the outcome. Though you both may have different reasons for wanting to pursue this type of separation, it is imperative for you to work with your divorce […]

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