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Financial decisions may differ for divorce after 50

Divorce is difficult at any age, but it seems that now more than ever, adults over 50 are going their separate ways. Pennsylvania residents may be interested in a report on this trend that states most women are no longer dependent on their husbands for financial well-being in the retirement years, as most women are in the work force and have been able to build their own nest eggs. When dependent children are no longer in the picture, more and more older adults are no longer feeling the need to stay with their spouses. Even if each spouse earns a healthy pay check, there still will be financial consequences to a divorce that will need to be addressed.

Prenup challenged in Cuoco-Sweeting divorce

Many Pennsylvania readers are familiar with the hit television show "The Big Bang Theory." One of the stars of that show, Kaley Cuoco, was recently named one of the highest-paid actresses on television. She has also made recent headlines because of her personal life. The actress is in the midst of a divorce, and her husband appears to be challenging the couple's prenuptial agreement.

Woman's requested amount for alimony denied by divorce judge

An attorney who requested over $60,000 per month in alimony from her husband in their divorce case has been denied her request by the judge hearing the case. The woman, an alumna of the University of Pennsylvania, claims she cannot seek employment because of mental illness and feels her soon-to-be ex-husband should pay for the lifestyle to which she has become accustomed. The judge in the divorce case has other ideas on the amount of alimony the woman should receive.

Jeremy Renner, wife seek divorce months after marriage

Many people in Pennsylvania can attest to the fact that marriage is often difficult, even under the best circumstances. Add in small children, a stressful job, media speculation and a significant amount of travel, and the difficulties are often insurmountable. Many people decide that a divorce may be the best option for them. The wife of actor Jeremy Renner has recently filed for divorce after only a short marriage.

Many times, divorce is the best option in Pennsylvania

Change is a natural part of life. This is certainly the case when it comes to relationships and marriages. Some couples in Pennsylvania grow closer together as a marriage progresses. Other struggle, with the prospect of divorce looming in the background. For those that struggle, it has been suggested that the fear of change keeps many of these couples from actually divorcing.

John Schneider set for divorce from wife of 21 years

People are constantly in a state of change and growth. For married couples, this can sometimes mean that spouses end up growing apart from one another. This seems to have been what happened with the marriage of actor John Schneider, who many in Pennsylvania will remember from the television series "Dukes of Hazard." Apparently, the actor and his wife have recently initiated the divorce process.

How will tax rules affect your finances after divorce?

Divorces and separations are governed by specific tax code rules that may have a significant impact on the finances of Pennsylvania residents, especially if there are children involved. It may be appropriate to obtain the relative information when settlement discussions take place. With the guidance of an experienced divorce attorney, settlement can be structured in a way that will benefit all parties.

Divorce rate has steadily declined since 1990s

It has long been said that half of all marriages end in divorce in the United States. Also, people commonly hold the belief that the divorce rate is steadily rising in Pennsylvania and across the rest of the United States. However, looking at the recent data suggests that these beliefs may be no more than myths.

Objectivity important in divorce mediation in Pennsylvania

Anytime a business owner makes decisions based upon emotion rather than logic or reasoning, he or she risks making the wrong decisions, which could lead to future financial problems. The same can be said during a divorce in Pennsylvania, or in any other state. Many financial experts suggest that people look at divorce mediation like a business deal, rather than as an emotional experience.

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