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September 2013 Archives

Divorce mediation is not for everyone in Pennsylvania

With divorce at an all time high nationwide, many people are touting the benefits of keeping Pennsylvania couples out of court. Options such as divorce mediation and collaborative law are gaining popularity. However, there are times when neither of these options will work for a Pennsylvania couple.

Getting the kids through a Pennsylvania divorce

When a marriage ends, there are inevitably feelings of anger, resentment and sadness. Making sure those feelings have as little effect on the children as possible isn't always easy. However, there are things that Pennsylvania parents can do to help their children through the divorce.

Pennsylvania divorce: Should you withdraw from joint accounts?

A fear that divorcing women around the country and in Pennsylvania have is how they are going to pay for their living expenses and an attorney before any temporary order can be put into place. One way is to remove money from the couple's joint accounts in anticipation of a divorce filing. However, this does come with some risks and rules.

Pennsylvania child support: A woman's battle for support

One of the most important jobs that parents do is support their children financially -- making sure they are clothed, fed and otherwise taken care of. When a child support order is issued in a divorce case, it is not done to punish the noncustodial parent, but to help the children. Unfortunately, there are many Pennsylvania parents who either don't have the ability to pay or refuse to pay to support their children.

Pennsylvania divorce: Will the Google prenup be valid?

Pennsylvania Google fans may be interested to know that rumors of a split between the co-founder of Google and his wife have been confirmed. Apparently, the couple has been separated for several months, but has not yet filed for divorce. Reports are that so far, the couple is staying friendly.

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