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Pennsylvania Family Law

Divorce Mediation Myths

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There are several myths about divorce mediation. Below are seven common misconceptions we hear. Divorce Mediation Myth #1: Mediation is the best option for every divorcing couple. Mediation works for many divorcing couples, but not for some.  Mediation works best for spouses who are able to speak up for what’s important to them, and can […]

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Pennsylvania Annulment

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In an annulment a marriage is voided. What is a voided marriage? It’s when the law treats a marriage as if it never existed.  Let’s take a look at a few of the facts: Grounds for Annulment of Marriage Marriage Invalid A no fault divorce can occur when a couple agrees that they want to […]

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Creative solutions to child custody challenges

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There are several standard templates for child custody agreements and visitation schedules.  However, families can be unique in their structure, and individual children have different needs, so a one-size-fits-all solution may not be right for everyone. Some custody challenges require creativity. It is important to avoid “all or nothing” thinking and realize that flexibility may […]

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Exclusive Possession Of Marital Home

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There are no hard and fast rules dictating who should remain in the shared residency, but generally speaking, courts will often grant one party exclusive use and possession of the marital home. If you’d like to be the one remaining in the marital home, then you’ll have to petition the court for exclusive occupancy.

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How to use mediation to solve divorce issues

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Everyone has heard horror stories about bitter divorces that drag on for years, with each spouse trying to make the other one miserable. The end of your marriage does not have to be so contentious, though. In fact, it is possible to divorce your spouse using a cooperative and comparatively amicable process. Divorce mediation has gained […]

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3 ways collaboration empowers parents during divorce

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In addition to being costly, time-consuming and often intensely stressful, if your divorce goes to court, it may be up to a judge to determine the final outcome. Regardless of who “wins”, neither you nor your spouse may be happy with the court’s decisions. Collaborative divorce is different. During collaboration, you and your future ex […]

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Prepare to travel internationally with your children after divorce

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Traveling outside the country with minor children can become complicated after divorce. If you frequently leave the United States on vacation and plan to bring your children while sharing custody, you must be on the same page with your coparent. Review the common considerations you should think about before international travel with kids after divorce. […]

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What are the benefits of divorce mediation?

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When you and your spouse have separated, you may be unsure how to move forward with the divorce. Mediation is one avenue that brings benefits for many couples, especially those who prefer an amicable split. Review these benefits of divorce mediation if you plan to end your marriage. Lower cost While every case is different, […]

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Overall I was pleased with the results of my divorce case. The entire Petrelli Previtera team truly cares about their clients. Luckily for me, I was paired up with an amazing team helping all the way. If you happen to work with this firm and with the lawyers you’ll be in great hands. It was such an excellent service and it was beyond I expected.

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