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August 2012 Archives

How would international child custody be decided in Pittsburgh?

Arrangements of child custody can be a point of contention between a lot of divorcing parents. Having to come around to the idea of sharing a child between two households, or giving up full parenting rights to a child can be a hard one to grasp. These child custody agreements can be even more difficult for parents who don't live in the same place, like Pittsburgh, and even more still for parents who might be living in entirely different countries.

New relationships can affect Pittsburgh spousal support, custody

The stress of going through a divorce is well-known, and while much of this dissipates after a settlement is finalized, divorced Pittsburgh residents know the stress can continue long after a split. With spousal support and child support payments, ex-spouses can remain tied to one another long after divorce. When children are involved, too, former spouses might continue to be in each other's lives for the benefit of their children, which can cause problems for parents looking to move on in their lives.

Complex divorce: keep your credit rating

Although a divorce alone will not ruin an individual's credit, there are certain financial issues that if left unsolved can have a large impact. In a complex divorce, these issues can often be overlooked by Pennsylvania couples who are looking to come to a resolution of their divorce quickly. With a little care, however, these financial oversights do not need to have long lasting effects.

Pittsburgh couples can benefit from a speedy divorce settlement

Pittsburgh readers of this blog have likely not been able to escape news of one of the country's latest celebrity divorces: the split between Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes. In latest news, many are impressed by the speed in which this former couple settled their divorce. While this is nearly unheard of in celebrity divorces, this sort of quick divorce settlement is a growing trend among divorcing couples.

How is life insurance managed in a Pittsburgh divorce settlement?

When a Pittsburgh couple divorces, there are numerous factors that go into the process. Assets and property have to be divided, child custody and support agreements may have to be made, as well as issues of spousal support. However, there are many smaller, but impactful, factors that must also be decided that could fall by the wayside in a divorce settlement.

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