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Claiming a Child as a Dependent After Divorce

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When a couple is married, it is common to file taxes jointly and claim kids as dependents to  establish certain tax benefits. After a divorce, the two individuals will no longer be filing a joint return as a married couple because they are no longer married. For this reason, who will be able to… Read More »

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Improve Your Life with 3 Divorce Resolutions

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Making resolutions for the New Year is a tradition many celebrate. After all, when the calendar turns to a new year it is an opportunity to make changes you’ve been thinking about. It’s a fresh start. Many choose to live a healthier lifestyle, for example. This could mean exercising more often or quitting smoking…. Read More »

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What Questions Will a Divorce Lawyer Ask?

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If you are considering meeting with a divorce attorney, you may be wondering what they will be asking you at the initial consultation. Your first meeting is an opportunity for a lawyer to learn about your current situation and what your goals are moving forward. Below are some of the possible questions that could… Read More »

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Divorce and Fathers’ Rights

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In the past, if a couple with children opted to divorce, the mother was often granted full custody. In those situations, fathers would be awarded visitation rights. These visitation times would often fall on every other weekend and agreed upon holidays. But those rules are the guidelines of decades ago. Now, when spouses divorce,… Read More »

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Will My Divorce End Up in a Pennsylvania Court?

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Going through a divorce or another family legal matter is stressful. Often, individuals try to think ahead, wondering how the issues will be resolved. Part of this may be wondering if a case will go to trial. Knowing if an issue or dispute will need to be settled in court is not always clear,… Read More »

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Special Provisions In Parenting Agreements

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It is important for parents to remember they can design a parenting agreement that meets the needs of their own family. While it may be helpful to learn about what other co-parents have agreed upon, the reality is the parenting plan should be fashioned with your priorities in mind. This means educational guidelines, religion… Read More »

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Social Media Accounts and Divorce

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For many people social media is part of their daily life. Individuals use the platforms to communicate with co-workers, friends, and family. It is also used to follow celebrities and brands, learn about upcoming events, and check the local and global news. Because people are so used to using their social media accounts and… Read More »

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How to Help a Teen When Parents Are Divorcing

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Divorce is not easy. It is difficult for everyone, including young children and teenagers. A divorce can create a situation where children have to learn how to live in a new way. It can completely disrupt their day-to-day lives. If you are a parent of teenagers and are moving forward with a divorce, discuss… Read More »

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Am I In a Common Law Marriage?

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Some couples decide to stay together for years or decades without marrying. In some states, a couple can decide to participate in a common law marriage, a union without a marriage license or ceremony. It is important to know this is not possible in every state. There are states that allow common law marriage,… Read More »

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What Should I Put In a Prenuptial Agreement?

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A prenuptial or premarital agreement is a contract. A couple who is planning to marry or join through another type of union agrees to a written contract, a legal document that should be assessed by an experienced attorney before an individual is willing to sign. After all, it is necessary to protect you and… Read More »

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