Category Archives: Divorce
How To Choose A Bucks County Divorce Attorney
While divorce is rarely an easy life transition, choosing the right attorney to guide you through the process can make the process smoother and allow you to move into the post-divorce life you desire. If you live in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and are considering a divorce, it is important to consult with a lawyer… Read More »
Differences Between PA And NJ Divorces
Divorce laws are not the same in every state, so your path to a final divorce agreement can vary depending on where you live. For example, even though Pennsylvania and New Jersey are both located in the Northeastern region of the United States, they have different laws. Additionally, there are different legal guidelines and… Read More »
Can I Modify A Pennsylvania Divorce Agreement?
You may have heard of friends or family members making modifications after a divorce was finalized. For example, a friend of yours may have shared that they were able to have the amount of their child support payments increased because their ex-spouse is now earning a much higher income than they were when the… Read More »
Paying Off Debt Prior To Filing For Divorce
Managing debt is a daily conversation for many American families. While some choose to live debt free, it is common for debts to pile up. According to one report, married couples in the U.S. typically have over $100,000 in debt. Of course, for some couples this figure is far higher. When paying off the… Read More »
Learning More About The Divorce Discovery Process
Divorce discovery may be a new term for you, particularly if you have never been through the divorce process. Essentially, the discovery procedure is about gathering financial records about each spouse. After all, it is appropriate for a divorce attorney to review bank statements, financial records, and tax returns in order to get an… Read More »
Divorce and Common Goals
When a couple is facing a divorce, it is common for there to be large issues that have been points of disagreement for months or years. Resolving one or a few of these issues is typically not likely through conversation, a divorce attorney can help. A skilled Bucks County family attorney knows how to… Read More »
Should I File for Divorce First?
There are times when people find a spouse’s request for divorce surprising, but in many instances both parties recognize there could be divorce in their future. If it is clear a divorce is coming, you may be considering talking to a lawyer. But, is it beneficial to file for divorce first? It can be. … Read More »
3 Tips for Deciding On a Divorce Lawyer
Choosing to divorce is a serious decision. Similarly, choosing an attorney should be done with care. The tips below provide some guidance on things to think about when talking to divorce attorneys. Finding the right lawyer results in you working with someone you can trust to achieve your goals. Talk to a Bucks County… Read More »
Is the Divorce Rate Up or Down In the U.S.?
In the U.S., you will often hear people say that half of all marriages in America will end in divorce. But when people say that conversationally they do not point to where that statistic comes from or if it still holds true today. While there was a sharp increase in the divorce rate during… Read More »
Divorce and Retirement Plans
Many things change when individuals go through the process of divorce. One of those things is the finances. While the focus can be on daily expenses, it is also helpful to plan for the future and understand a divorce can impact retirement plans, too. According to a Center for Retirement Research at Boston College… Read More »