The time-frame for a final decree for Pennsylvania couples wanting to end their marriages varies based on a number of factors. It can take as long as six months from the date of the filing for the judge to rule the marriage terminated. One woman is seeking an emergency, or bifurcated, divorce from her husband, a notorious businessman in the city in which they live.
When many Pennsylvania couples decide to separate, they follow through fairly quickly with a definitive ending to the marriage. In recent years, it seems no couple has vacillated more than Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck when it comes to getting a divorce. For nearly two years, there has been no ultimate resolution to the question of will they or will they not go through with a divorce.
Couples in Pennsylvania who have made the often difficult decision to end their marriage also have other choices to make. Many divorce petitions include requests for dividing assets, child support and custody arrangements and alimony. One state has just become the first to require judges to consider the welfare of any pets owned by the couple when they make their final ruling on a divorce.
Pennsylvania HGTV fans have now heard the news that "Flip or Flop" show hosts, Tarek and Christina El Moussa have been separated since last May. There has been no official word of divorce, but there are confirmations that they are each dating other people. Through their television show, their net worth has grown substantially, leaving people to wonder how the assets will be divided should a divorce actually happen.
Most Pennsylvania couples enter their marriages believing they will truly last a lifetime. Divorce is often not a blip on their radars in the beginning. However, marriage is challenging and unless steps are taken to guard against them, problems could develop at some point down the road. When they do and both parties cannot seem to work through them, divorce may be the best choice.
There can be a myriad of outcomes when a Pennsylvania couple decides to end their marriage. Some who divorce remain friendly, and the two have very little trouble in dividing assets and setting child support and custody arrangements. Others have a contentious and bitter divorce where they are fighting over everything, especially the money. The divorce of the founder of a well-known hospital network and his wife has led to a mind-boggling monthly alimony request.
The phrase "'Til death do us part" goes by the wayside in so many marriages today. Because they are in the limelight, it seems divorce hits celebrities at a higher rate than other people. Even those who have been married for a number of years do not seem to make it until death parts them. Pennsylvania hip-hop fans may be interested to learn that Mary J. Blige is looking to divorce her husband of 13 years.
Most people enter into the union of marriage with the intention of it lasting a lifetime. When things go wrong and a couple decides to divorce, they have decisions to make, including the dividing of assets, custody and financial support of any children produced by the union, and spousal support. Pennsylvania residents may be interested in the impending divorce between the mayor of a Gulf Coast town and a lieutenant in the town's fire department.
When two people decide they no longer wish to be married, they have a number of questions that need to be answered. One of those questions that comes up in divorce proceedings inevitably deals with money, especially when the couple is financially well off. Pennsylvania couples may be interested to hear of the financial troubles of a real estate tycoon and his wife who have decided to divorce.
Couples in Pennsylvania get divorced for any number of reasons. While the motives for a divorce vary, a study suggests there are actually prime times during the year when couples go through with filing for the dissolution of their marriage. This 14-year study found that divorce petitions are highest during the months of March and August.