Who Pays For Visitation? And Other Questions A Family Law Attorney Can Answer

Legal proceedings for a divorce can be an arduous and highly emotional experience, and adding children into the mix can make this time nearly unbearable. To alleviate some of the stress, it is imperative to hire a family law attorney. They are experienced and equipped to answer the hard and fast truths about divorce and… Continue reading Who Pays For Visitation? And Other Questions A Family Law Attorney Can Answer

How Husbands Can Protect Themselves Against Financial Claims in a Divorce Case

This being one of the most important questions asked by many who face the dilemma of divorce proceedings. Based on our experience, we have summarized a few of the commonly used ploys used by husbands against their wives, while we have represented the wives. 1. Obtaining Loans The first thought running through a husband’s claim… Continue reading How Husbands Can Protect Themselves Against Financial Claims in a Divorce Case

Alimony, Support and Division of Assets Explained in Pennsylvania

Spousal Support Spousal Support is available to a married spouse, when the couple resides in separate homes and one spouse earns more than the other spouse. There are defenses against spousal support and it is important to have an attorney assist you in your claim for or against spousal support. Alimony Pendente Lite Alimony Pendente… Continue reading Alimony, Support and Division of Assets Explained in Pennsylvania

Prenuptial Agreements – The Before Marriage Divorce Contract

A prenuptial agreement, also called a “pre-nup”, or “premarital agreement”, is an agreement made by couples planning to get married. The pre-nup governs how issues such as dividing marital assets, and alimony will be dealt with if the marriage should end in a divorce. Without a prenuptial or post-nuptial agreement, a divorced couple’s property will… Continue reading Prenuptial Agreements – The Before Marriage Divorce Contract

Maintenance Issues – Some Questions on Your Mind

Am I Entitled to Financial Support? The court may order the husband to pay maintenance to his wife either during or after the granting of a judgment of divorce, judicial separation or nullity of marriage. There is no need to file for a divorce before applying for spousal maintenance. An ill or incapacitated husband or… Continue reading Maintenance Issues – Some Questions on Your Mind

An Alternative to Litigated Divorce – MEDIATION!

The field of Family Law has gone through many changes during the last decade. Changes in settlement options, custody arrangements, and spousal support issues have all been debated and altered to varying degrees. But one thing that has not changed is the complexity of litigated divorce proceedings and the public’s interest in pursuing alternatives. Mediation… Continue reading An Alternative to Litigated Divorce – MEDIATION!