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Who Gets the Pets in a Divorce?

In 2017, Alaska was the first state to require divorce courts to take the well-being of pets into consideration in the divorce process. Now, a new bill has been introduced in the Pennsylvania legislature that would provide guidance to judges hearing divorce cases regarding the proper guardianship of pets. Rep. Anita Astorino Kulik introduced H.B. 1432,  » Read More

Increase in Gray Divorces Lead to New Challenges

Couples of any age go through divorce. However, gray divorce has skyrocketed, more than doubling in the past two decades. Research shows that women will feel the financial effects of a gray divorce more than their male counterparts. If you are facing a divorce, you may have questions about how a gray divorce will affect you.  » Read More

Tips for a Fair Divorce Settlement

Even in the most amicable divorce, each spouse should take certain measures to ensure that their divorce settlement is fair. When trying to reach a fair divorce settlement, it may be necessary to contact an attorney. There are several issues that must be addressed during divorce; resolving them equitably will assist couples in coming to a fair agreement.  » Read More

Thrive After Divorce

In the United States, 40 to 50 percent of marriages end in divorce. That number is even higher for second and third marriages. The divorce process is often incredibly challenging, especially when children are involved. However, there is a light at the end of the tunnel. The end of an unhappy or unhealthy marriage can be a time of transformation.  » Read More

Preparing for a Divorce

The decision to get a divorce is almost never taken lightly. It carries serious emotional consequences in the short and long term for both spouses – regardless of who initiates. Once divorce is on the horizon it is vital that steps be taken in preparation. Failure to do so can be emotionally and financially damaging.

Each divorce has its own special circumstances and must be dealt with individually.  » Read More