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Divorce filings spike in January

Many people in Pennsylvania who were considering divorce over the holiday season will file their paperwork in January. The first month of the year is a popular time for initiating the end of a marriage, and many family law attorneys notice a spike in filings during...

Divorce causing Americans to move less

Studies show that Americans, including Pennsylvania residents, are moving less often than they did 50 years ago. One researcher claims in a new study that divorce and child custody are to blame for the decrease in migration. For years, demographers have been unable to...

Getting divorced later in life

Pennsylvania couples may be interested to learn that the divorce rate for those who are over 50 years of age has doubled between 1990 and 2010. Nonetheless, divorcing later in life can still have severe financial consequences for those who are older. Additionally,...

Consequences of high-conflict divorce

Some Pennsylvania couples may find themselves in the middle of an acrimonious divorce. These high-conflict divorces can have a number of unwanted consequences. One is expense. One Associated Press article found that on average, litigation costs more than $77,000...

Getting a divorce in Pennsylvania

As people look for a fresh start in the new year, the number of divorce filings increase significantly. According to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, January frequently sees the number of people filing for divorce go up by a third. However, before people...

Planning for post-divorce finances

Recovering financially following the end of a marriage can be difficult for Pennsylvania residents without careful planning. Ideally, planning for a post-divorce financial life should begin as early as possible, preferably while the case is still pending. By planning...

When a spouse cheats in a marriage

As Pennsylvania residents may know, the Ashley Madison website was recently hacked, and 37 million client names were released. This website is set up as a dating service for married individuals looking for someone with whom to have an affair. Some people whose spouses...

Divorce rate on the decline

When couples apply for divorce, they may find the process complex and confusing. They may have to arrange child custody agreements, establish property division and negotiate the terms of the divorce. However, Pennsylvania residents may be surprised to learn that the...

Divorce and the marital home

Pennsylvania residents who relinquished their house during the property division phase of their divorce proceedings may want to be prepared for the credit issues they could face as a result. Although a judge may have awarded one spouse the marital home, the other...

Divorce issues in Pennsylvania

Even in a somewhat amicable divorce, there is the potential for stress and disagreement over issues such as property division and child custody. Support and guidance can be important for getting through the process, and reliable advice is important where issues such...

What are grounds for divorce?

In Pennsylvania, the grounds for divorce must be specified when filing an initial Complaint of Divorce. After naming the grounds for divorce, the complainant must also present substantiating evidence or testimony to the court in order to prove those grounds. If the...

Divorce may affect credit status

Pennsylvania residents may be interested in a recent article explaining strategies for the division of a home at divorce. Disentangling oneself from a jointly purchased property presents issues that require consideration, such as actual marital status. For example, if...

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