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High Asset Divorce: How the Other Half Divorces

Fuel for daydreams about what one would do if one were rich is a multi-billion dollar industry. From lifestyle magazines to reality TV shows to celebrity social media influencers to tours of stately homes once owned by people whose main historic importance lies in the fact that they were rich, the 99 percent have a clear picture of what the one percent do with all that money.

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How Will the Court Divide Your Small Business If You Divorce?

Divorce can disrupt virtually every aspect of your life, from your relationship with your children to your holiday plans and customs, to your personal financial goals and your progress toward them. If you are an employee of a company, you might feel like work is the only thing in your life that is going well.

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Divorce Mediation Can Save You Money and Stress

Divorce cases where the couple rack up hundreds of thousands of dollars of attorneys’ fees over the course of years of litigation are not the norm. Neither are marriages that end with the couple having a calm conversation on their living room couch about how they aren’t cut out for marriage, briefly surveying which assets and debts belong to which person, filing their uncontested divorce forms through an app, and going on with their lives.

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Postnuptial Agreements: Can They Save Your Marriage?

You have probably heard of prenuptial agreements, but did you know that you can also sign a postnuptial agreement after you are already married? People’s motivations for signing postnuptial agreements vary; sometimes they sign them after a temporary separation, agreeing on guidelines that both spouses will follow after they reconcile.

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How to Get a Protection from Abuse Order in Pennsylvania

Unless there is evidence to the contrary, the family courts in Pennsylvania assume that co-parents can get along well enough to treat each other with respect and communicate with each other about their children. For example, most parenting plans stipulate that Dad will drive the children to Mom’s house at the end of his parenting time and will notify her by phone if he will be late.

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Domestic Violence in Pennsylvania Family Law: What Is Reasonable Fear?

When you read a news story about a woman murdered by her ex-husband or ex-boyfriend, you usually find out that there were warning signs long before the crime took place. Perhaps the victim changed residences several times so that her ex could not find her.

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What Same Sex Couples Should Know About Divorce in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania law has recognized same-sex marriage since 2014, when the federal government made it illegal for states to ban marriages between two men or two women. The Pennsylvania Department of Health does not keep data on which marriages are same-sex and which are opposite sex, but the U.S. Census Bureau estimates that there are over 19,000 same-sex married couples in Pennsylvania.

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Child Custody Hearings in Pennsylvania: It’s Not About Who Wins or Loses

Some couples have so little conflict related to the terms of their separation that they can have an uncontested divorce; they simply agree about how to divide their assets and submit their requests to the court, and the court dissolves the marriage according to the parties’ requests.

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Pennsylvania Laws About Relocating After Divorce

After you get divorced, you do not need to seek your ex-spouse’s approval about every little aspect of parenting. Your ex is not there to shoot you a dirty look if you allow your children to have a second helping of dessert.

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How Much Weight Does a Child’s Preference Carry in Parenting Time Decisions?

When your children spend part of their time with you and part of their time with your ex-spouse, it is easy to worry that your children like living with your ex more than they like living with you. Maybe your ex has a swimming pool and a PlayStation, while you live in an apartment that is barely big enough for your child to stretch out on the couch and play video games on his phone.

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