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Pennsylvania Divorce

Contested Divorce in PA

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Everything You Need to Know About Contested Divorce in PA When a couple decides to end their marriage, the divorce process will depend on how the parties handle all the issues related to their divorce. Uncontested divorces are processed much more quickly, are much less complicated, and thus are less costly than contested divorces. How […]

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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? 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 based on adultery may or may not […]

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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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How Long Does It Take to Divorce in Pennsylvania?

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In Pennsylvania, the duration of a divorce process can vary significantly, ranging from a minimum of 90 days to over a year, depending on various factors. These include whether the divorce is uncontested or contested, the nature of the filing (mutual consent, no-fault, fault-based, etc.), and complexities like asset division and child custody agreements. If […]

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Types of Divorce in PA

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If you are considering divorce, you may have several options depending on your unique circumstances. Below is a breakdown of the types of divorce in PA and how they differ. For more information on moving forward, we welcome you to call our firm at 866-465-5395. An attorney can answer your questions and discuss how the […]

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Mediation Can Keep Your Finances Private

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Divorce is a process that can require the disclosure of many private details of your personal life and marriage, including your finances. Judges, multiple attorneys, your children, other appointees of the court, and even the public may learn about the state of your finances during traditional legal divorce proceedings. Your earnings, debts, and other sensitive […]

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Divorce Without Signing Papers in PA

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If your spouse is refusing to sign divorce papers, there are still some options to proceed with dissolving your marriage. We welcome you to contact Petrelli Previtera, LLC with questions about proceeding with a divorce in PA. Feel free to call us at 866-465-5395 or schedule a consultation online. An attorney can answer your questions […]

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Lump Sum Alimony Payment: Is This a Good Choice for You?

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Alimony or spousal support is a financial payment made to a former spouse after separation or divorce. The purpose of alimony is to recognize a lower-income spouse’s contribution to a marriage and help that spouse become financially independent. You may qualify to get alimony from your ex-spouse if you do not have sufficient income or […]

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When is the right time to divorce?

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As you decide to end your marriage, you may wonder if there is a “right” time to do so. Popular months for divorce tend to be January, August and March, reveals Forbes. But the reason may be due to emotions and not actual advantages. It is better to base timing on finances, children’s needs, the presence of […]

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Client Testimonials

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!

Jennifer A.

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!

Caitlin B.

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