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The Basics of Prenuptial Agreements

When planning your wedding and preparing for a new life with your soon-to-be spouse, there is a lot to consider. From selecting a date to choosing your first dance song to getting a marriage license, there is a whole list of things you must do. One thing you may want to add to your to-do list that you may not have considered is speaking with a family law attorney about drafting a prenuptial agreement.  » Read More

Job Loss During Divorce

Divorce and the unexpected loss of a job are two of the biggest stressors that one can experience. If they both occur at the same time, it can be especially challenging. When divorce proceedings are underway and one spouse is either fired or laid off, there are some guidelines that can help them navigate through the negotiations.  » Read More

Divorce Rates Increase in Summer Months

Summer typically has positive connotations, including dips in the pool and late-night fireworks. However, it is actually one of the most active times for couples considering divorce. Why? There are several reasons behind this phenomenon.

Reason 1: Children Are Out of School

Parents contemplating a divorce during the school year tend to worry about how it will affect their child’s grades and school projects.  » Read More

Is Your Prenuptial Agreement Invalid?

It is becoming increasingly common for couples to consider drafting a prenuptial agreement before they get married. A prenuptial agreement, or prenup, is simply a written contract that lists all the property and assets (as well as debts) each party is bringing to the marriage. It also states each person’s property rights should the marriage end.

Individuals of high net worth have traditionally used prenuptial agreements to protect their wealth,  » Read More

Maintaining Relationships After Divorce

Often, the more serious or intimate a relationship is, the more complicated they tend to become. Those relationships where both parties are willing to work to maintain the health of each person generally provide more love than harm, making all the work and trials worth the effort. Sometimes, even continuing a relationship after a breakup, like staying in touch with an ex-spouse’s family or friends after a divorce,  » Read More

What Are Grounds for Divorce in Pennsylvania?

Marriage is supposed to last forever, or more realistically, until one or both partners pass away. However, that is not always the case. For some couples, marriage will end in divorce at one point or another, and if this happens to you, you may be wondering what your rights are and how a divorce will affect you.  » Read More