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CHILD SUPPORT LAWS IN PENNSYLVANIA: THE BASICS YOU NEED TO KNOW

CHILD SUPPORT LAWS IN PENNSYLVANIA: THE BASICS YOU NEED TO KNOW

According to a report issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Heath, there were over 36,000 divorces and annulments in Pennsylvania last year – with 1,785 occurring in Philadelphia County alone. And, while it is quite likely that those involved in these break-ups had good reason for their decisions to divorce, it is important to remember … Continue reading CHILD SUPPORT LAWS IN PENNSYLVANIA: THE BASICS YOU NEED TO KNOW

LAWMAKER SEEKING EQUALITY IN DIVORCE IN PENNSYLVANIA

LAWMAKER SEEKING EQUALITY IN DIVORCE IN PENNSYLVANIA

The majority of Americans now support the right of same-sex couples to marry, according to several Gallup polls conducted since 2010. However, less than half the states recognize same-sex marriage. Pennsylvania is among those states that define marriage as between a man and a woman. Pennsylvania does not even recognize same-sex unions, meaning same-sex couples … Continue reading LAWMAKER SEEKING EQUALITY IN DIVORCE IN PENNSYLVANIA

DIVORCE FOR OLDER PENNSYLVANIA COUPLES CARRIES SPECIAL CONCERNS

DIVORCE FOR OLDER PENNSYLVANIA COUPLES CARRIES SPECIAL CONCERNS

So-called “gray” divorces are on the rise in Pennsylvania and across the country. Couples over 50 now divorce at twice the rate they did a few decades ago, and divorces in this age group now constitute a quarter of all divorces. Divorce always comes with some disruption, but people nearing or past retirement age may … Continue reading DIVORCE FOR OLDER PENNSYLVANIA COUPLES CARRIES SPECIAL CONCERNS

HOW TO HELP AVOID TOXIC CHILD CUSTODY BATTLES IN PENNSYLVANIA

HOW TO HELP AVOID TOXIC CHILD CUSTODY BATTLES IN PENNSYLVANIA

Many potential unpleasant battles may arise in a divorce; what to do with the marital home and dividing possessions may be hotly contested issues, for example. However, when two parents love their children and actively participate in their lives, establishing child custody can escalate to a level far beyond deciding who gets the most of a 401(k). … Continue reading HOW TO HELP AVOID TOXIC CHILD CUSTODY BATTLES IN PENNSYLVANIA

DIVORCE MEDIATION AND FINANCIAL PLANNING FOR PENNSYLVANIA COUPLES

DIVORCE MEDIATION AND FINANCIAL PLANNING FOR PENNSYLVANIA COUPLES

On behalf of Law Office of Smith & Horwitz posted in Property Division on Monday, May 6, 2013. The prospect of ending a marriage is undoubtedly an emotional one. Many Pennsylvania couples could attest to the fact that going through a divorce can consume a couple’s entire existence. For this and other reasons, some couples fail to … Continue reading DIVORCE MEDIATION AND FINANCIAL PLANNING FOR PENNSYLVANIA COUPLES

PENNSYLVANIA CHILD CUSTODY: MAKING THE MOST OF CO-PARENTING

PENNSYLVANIA CHILD CUSTODY: MAKING THE MOST OF CO-PARENTING

On behalf of Law Office of Smith & Horwitz posted in Child Custody on Monday, April 29, 2013. For Pennsylvania couples that are getting divorced and have children, the central issues of their divorce will most likely end up surrounding those children. Child custody issues will deal with parenting time, holidays, school events, and the like. … Continue reading PENNSYLVANIA CHILD CUSTODY: MAKING THE MOST OF CO-PARENTING

PENNSYLVANIA PRENUPTIAL AGREEMENTS: MAKE SURE IT’S VALID

PENNSYLVANIA PRENUPTIAL AGREEMENTS: MAKE SURE IT’S VALID

On behalf of Law Office of Smith & Horwitz posted inPrenuptial Agreements on Monday, April 15, 2013. Many people in Pennsylvania are getting married later in life after they have already acquired assets or have careers. Many of these couples are now turning to prenuptial agreements to protect their assets in case of a divorce or even … Continue reading PENNSYLVANIA PRENUPTIAL AGREEMENTS: MAKE SURE IT’S VALID