In our previous post, How the New Tax Laws Affect Alimony in Pennsylvania: Part 1, we discussed the new Pennsylvania spousal support rules that were enacted in response to the 2019 changes in the federal tax law and how those changes affected spousal support and alimony pendente lite. In this post, we will dive deeper into some more complicated support scenarios (more…)Continue Reading
One of the hottest topics in divorce law both in Pennsylvania and across the country right now is alimony and how the new tax law, which went into effect on January 1, 2019, has impacted the way that alimony is calculated. (more…)Continue Reading
Child custody mediation is a process in which parents work together with the help of a neutral third-party mediator to develop a parenting plan to raise and share time with their children after divorce. The focus of custody mediation is to create a parenting plan that is in the best interest of the children (more…)Continue Reading
Divorcing amicably or “collaboratively” is the smart way to divorce. It will likely save you and your spouse significant amounts of time, money and stress.
There are two main ways to divorce collaboratively: through divorce mediation and through what lawyers refer to as “collaborative divorce.” While you probably equate “collaborative” with “amicable,” in the legal world, collaborative divorce specifically refers to a very unusual way to hire divorce lawyers to represent you and your spouse in your negotiation, which is explain in detail below. (more…)Continue Reading
Divorce can be scary for children. It can be equally frightening for parents who don’t know how custody arrangements work after divorce. While life as a single parent may have its challenges, post-divorce parenting can be far less daunting when you know what to expect in terms of legal decision-making, scheduling, child exchanges, and resolving conflicts in a custody setting. (more…)Continue Reading
The fighting. The cheating. The slow drift apart. For many couples, there comes a point in marriage where “I do” becomes “I don’t want to anymore.” Before you rush to the courthouse to get a divorce decree, consider these 6 realities of getting divorced in Pennsylvania. (more…)Continue Reading