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Getting a Divorce in Pennsylvania During COVID-19

Getting a Divorce in Pennsylvania During COVID-19

2020 was a rough year for most of us and for many people in committed partnerships and marriages, a serious make it or break it year. People who live together are spending more time together than ever before and to complicate things, collective anxiety is at an...

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Should You Hire a Divorce Attorney or Divorce Mediator?

Should You Hire a Divorce Attorney or Divorce Mediator?

Deciding to get a divorce is a very difficult decision and not one to be made lightly. There are many things you will need to consider, starting with these 7 points. Once you think you want to move ahead, who do you call? Most think to call a lawyer, which most often...

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Checklist for Getting Your Best Divorce Settlement

Checklist for Getting Your Best Divorce Settlement

Knowing that you got your best divorce settlement means you’ve considered a lot of things that aren’t necessarily on an attorney’s radar or within the realm of his capabilities. There are many mistakes that can be made. Here’s a list of items that you should include...

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How to Get a Divorce in Maryland

How to Get a Divorce in Maryland

Most "How to Get Divorced” articles take a rather narrow view, i.e., the legal process. Obviously, these articles are typically written by lawyers. 😉  How to get divorced can be a multi-faceted, complicated, entangled, frustrating, non-linear, jumble of a messy...

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Do You Need a Divorce Lawyer to Mediate Your Divorce?

Do You Need a Divorce Lawyer to Mediate Your Divorce?

Now that you decided mediation is probably the right process for your divorce, should you start looking for a divorce lawyer who mediates? No, you don’t have to—your mediator does not have to be a divorce lawyer and as such may not even be the best fit for the job....

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How is Alimony in Pennsylvania Determined?

How is Alimony in Pennsylvania Determined?

Alimony in Pennsylvania is but one financial aspect of divorce. There are many which you should have a qualified divorce financial professional review.  Alimony is a generic term that actually refers to three types of support payments. They are made by the higher...

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How is Child Support in Pennsylvania Determined?

How is Child Support in Pennsylvania Determined?

Child support in Pennsylvania (and 36 other states) is centered on the Income Shares Model, which is based on the concept that children should receive the same proportion of parental income that they would have received if the parents lived together. That amount is...

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Top Three Divorce Settlement Agreement Mistakes

Top Three Divorce Settlement Agreement Mistakes

When it comes to divorce, there are many areas where we feel vulnerable. When it comes to the divorce settlement agreement or property agreement, we rely on the advice and judgment of our trusted advisors. What would you rather hear: “everything will be okay, don’t...

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Six Elements of a Successful Divorce Mediation

Six Elements of a Successful Divorce Mediation

As a process to divorce, mediation has grown in popularity for several reasons. It’s significantly less costly than other assisted alternatives, it empowers couples to control their own destiny and make decisions that best serve them and their children (as opposed to...

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