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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 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.

Is a collaborative law divorce harder for Pennsylvania couples?

People in Pennsylvania will often talk about wanting to have an amicable divorce without really understanding just challenging being "amicable" can be for a relationship in which tensions are running high. It can be a lot of work for a couple to get a collaborative law divorce. Fortunately, it may also be the most rewarding form of divorce.

Complex property division can slow down a Pittsburgh divorce

When it comes to getting a divorce, many people in Pittsburgh may be concerned with what assets they will receive in the divorce settlement. Sometimes, a complex property division can slow down the process. It's not always easy to make sure both parties are treated fairly and equitably.

Setting post-divorce boundaries for Pennsylvania parents

As most Pennsylvania married couples know, during a marriage, there are often very few boundaries between spouses. When that marriage ends, it can be hard to put boundaries back into place. However, it is an essential part of the divorce process, especially if the couple has children and will continue to have close contact after the divorce is final.

Money woes can lead to divorce for Pennsylvania couples

Most everyone in Pennsylvania has heard the saying that money makes the world go around. If the statistics regarding divorce count for anything, it may be that those statistics illustrate this point. The fact that money tops the list of predictors of divorce has just been confirmed for a second time.

Everything has a value in each Pennsylvania couple's divorce

For anyone in Pennsylvania who either isn't married or has never been through a divorce, fighting over something like air miles may seem trivial and petty. However, everything in a divorce has a monetary value -- even things like air miles. The question is what each party is willing to give up or pay for the asset in question.

Pennsylvania divorce: Can you get along with your ex?

The media has the tendency to portray divorced couples as never having anything to do with each other once the divorce is final. Even when couples with children are portrayed, there is only minimal contact and it's only about the children. Many Pennsylvania couples that have been or are going through a divorce know that it doesn't have to be that way.

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