In Pennsylvania, both parents must provide financial support to their children at least until the children turn 18 or become emancipated, which means they can support themselves. When parents have divorced, separated, or have never lived together, the parent with more custodial time is generally entitled to receive child support payments from the other…

  Pennsylvania has its own divorce laws regarding who is eligible to file for a divorce.  Each state protects its jurisdiction and makes sure the appropriate laws are applied to the appropriate cases.  To prevent your case from being dismissed, make sure you meet the Pennsylvania residency requirements.  The most common mistake people make is…

  On the day of your wedding, everything is perfect. You are marrying the person of your dreams and you are taking vows to be together forever. However, unfortunately over 50% of the time, that wedding day becomes a fantasy. For whatever reason, the marriage falls apart, whether a spouse had an affair, money issues,…

Some states are accelerating the trend toward co-parenting, with legislatures in more than 20 states this year considering bills that would encourage shared parenting or make it a legal presumption — even when parents disagree. To read more, see here. Please note, Pennsylvania is not considered one of the states in this article. December 11,…

An uncontested divorce can offer a means of simple and inexpensive closure of your marriage. In an uncontested divorce, you and your spouse can agree to a martial settlement, which will cover issues such as distribution of marital assets and liabilities, designation of non-marital assets and liabilities, time-sharing of children, a parenting plan, spousal support,…

When going through a divorce in in Pennsylvania, it is helpful to have some key information.  Below you will find some of the most important facts everyone getting a divorce in the state of Pennsylvania should know. To read more, see here.

Pennsylvania is an equitable distribution state.  Upon request of either party in an action for divorce, the court shall equitably and fairly divide, distribute or assign the marital property between the parties, without regard to marital misconduct, in such percentages and in such manner as the court deems fair after consideration of all factors. Marital…

Child custody cases can be some of the most difficult and emotionally-ridden family law cases. By preparing well before the child custody hearing, a party is more likely to be prepared for the possible outcome and more likely to prevail than if he or she is completely unprepared. To learn more, read here.   <title>…

These agreements are not just for the rich and famous, experts say. Pre- and postnuptial agreements are sometimes seen as a troubling sign of distrust in what should be a loving relationship.  But advocates say they can be essential for protecting investments, especially if one partner has children from a previous relationship, even if the…

What is collaborative divorce?  It Is when the couple works together with their individual attorneys to come to a resolution in a positive and results oriented way.  Individuals can agree to all details, come to a resolution, and never step foot in a courtroom. To learn more, see here. Family Law Corp. – Family Law,…

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