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How can you show your ex-spouse no longer needs alimony?

If your spouse is incapable of supporting themselves to the point of securing the same standard of living that you both enjoyed during your marriage in Cranberry Township, then it may come as little surprise that you are asked to pay them alimony. Such support is typically not meant to be permanent, however; rather, it is only supposed to help them as they work towards securing gainful employment or they remarry. 

Can joint debt be a problem for divorcing couples?

When it comes to your impending divorce, you will have a lot of questions you will need to ask your Pittsburgh attorney about what is to come. Make sure that your marital debt is one of the items near the top of your list of inquiries. If you are not careful, you might find debts that you currently share with your spouse can cause you major trouble down the road.

Job loss and the divorce process

There are many life-changing hurdles that people have to work through, such as losing their job and bringing their marriage to an end. In some instances, people experience both of these changes simultaneously. For example, someone may have been informed that their position was being terminated, and in the wake of the stress and uncertainty brought on by this challenge, their marriage may have fallen apart as well. Or, someone may be surprised when their spouse tells them they want a divorce, prompting them to become depressed and ultimately lose their job.

No divorce, but an annulment request from Nicholas Cage

Some Pennsylvania residents know falling in love can be fun, and that feeling can lead a person into making certain decisions he or she would never make otherwise. When a relationship progresses quickly into marriage, however, not getting to know each other before tying the knot can lead to disaster, namely divorce. Actor Nicholas Cage feels like he acted in haste as he entered his most recent union and is now asking not for a divorce, but for an annulment.

Couple faces divorce amid abuse accusations

Appearances can be deceiving. While a Pennsylvania couple may seem to most of the world to have a strong, happy marriage, divorce may be lurking in the near future. A development project that would have been beneficial to a Midwestern town has been scrapped because of the bitter divorce proceedings of two of its partners.

Tips for financial protection amid divorce

Its no secret that the end of a marriage is emotionally and psychologically challenging. However, it can also be a very costly experience. Managing finances during a divorce can be complex.  The following tips can help Pennsylvania residents financially protect themselves amid the turmoil of divorce.

Finding help in the devastation of divorce

Pennsylvania residents who did not want to see their marriages end often have a hard time moving past what they have been through. There are days some of these people are so devastated about their divorce, it can be hard to get out of bed and get going. There are some steps to take to motivate those whose world has been turned upside-down as a result of their divorce.

Social media post shows divorce does not have to end in animosity

Some Pennsylvania marriages end with the former spouses holding bitterness and anger toward each other for years after the relationship is over. However, continual animosity after the divorce can be uncomfortable for any children the couple may have had. One daughter posted on social media what she has seen from her parents in the 28 years since they finalized their divorce.

Irreconcilable differences often given as reason for divorce

Some Pennsylvania residents love to keep up with their favorite celebrities. News of marriage, children and divorce often entice fans into wanting to hear all the exciting and juicy details that gossip outlets have to convey. Although only the most die hard fans of Aerosmith may know who Erin Brady is, her recent divorce has made the news because of her association with the band.

Divorce terms spelled out for Real Housewives couple

It is sad when a Pennsylvania marriage ends, especially when it seems to everyone around that all is well. Thanks to gossip columnists of old, and social media in the present, speculations as well as actual reasons for divorce are spread far and wide. Another couple in the Real Housewives franchise has chosen to divorce, and both spouses claim there has not been any inappropriate act by the other that initiated the process.

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