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Preparing for Divorce Before the Wedding

January 24, 2020

Entering a marriage without the proper financial protection is never a smart move for an engaged couple. With approximately half of all marriages ending in divorce, many individuals find themselves at a financial disadvantage when dissolving their marital union. By preparing for the possibility of divorce prior to getting married, couples can ensure they are properly protected should the marriage not work out.  » Read More

What are Common Indicators of Divorce?

January 13, 2020

Recognizing the signs of impending divorce may come easy for some couples, but for other couples, the signs may not be as obvious. Knowing the signs that a divorce may be in your near future can help you prepare and find a divorce lawyer to help you through the process. If you suspect that a divorce is near,  » Read More

Why Do Divorce Rates Increase in January?

January 2, 2020

Studies show that divorce rates increase in the new year, after months of decline. Reasons to explain this annual trend often have to do with the holidays. Some believe that couples, particularly those with small children, put off divorce until after the new year to allow for one last holiday season as a family. Others theorize that the pressure and unmet expectations of the holidays give people added motivation to look into divorce as a solution to an unhappy union.  » Read More

Tips to Enjoy the Holidays After Divorce

December 18, 2019

For many people, the holidays are a time of joy and celebration. For others experiencing a significant loss or change, the holidays may not feel so festive. This can be especially true for anyone who has been through a recent divorce. After divorce, the holidays will inevitably be different, but they can still be happy.  » Read More

Who Gets the Pets in a Divorce?

December 10, 2019

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

November 26, 2019

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