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  • How Can I File for a Divorce If My Spouse Is Serving Overseas?

    Mar 13, 2024

    undefined Navigating the path of Understanding Military Divorce in Pennsylvania Divorces involving the military differ significantly from civilian divorces, particularly regarding jurisdiction, applicable laws, and specific procedures. In Pennsylvania, either spouse can file for divorce  in the county where they reside, or in the county where the defendant resides. This means if you or your spouse has established legal residency in Pennsylvania, you can file for divorce in this state. Key Legal Considerations i...
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  • Deciphering the Dip: The Surprising Decline in Divorce Rates and Its Implications for Modern Marriages

    Jan 15, 2024

    undefined In the ever-evolving landscape of family dynamics, the trends in As we step into 2024, a curious phenomenon has caught the attention of family law professionals and sociologists alike: a notable decline in divorce rates. This trend prompts a pressing question—what does this mean for the institution of marriage today? Is this indicative of healthier relationships, or are there other forces at play shaping this downward trajectory? In this exploration, we will delv...
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  • Navigating the New Norms: How No-Fault Divorce is Reshaping Family Law in Pennsylvania

    Dec 15, 2023

    undefined The landscape of At Louis Wm. Martini Jr. P.C., we understand that the end of a marriage is more than just a legal process—it's a personal journey that affects families and their futures. The shift towards no-fault divorce represents a progressive step in recognizing the complexities of modern relationships and the dignity of the individuals involved. As we navigate these new norms, our approach is grounded in a deep understanding of both th...
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  • Who Gets The Stimulus Check When Spouses Are Separated or Divorcing?

    Apr 24, 2020

    Going through a divorce is stressful enough, but the coronavirus pandemic spreading throughout the United States presents additional complications for spouses who have decided to split. In addition to changes that might need to be made regarding custody and visitation arrangements while travel is restricted, negotiations over property division need to address any new economic circumstances. For example, the value of investments or business shares should be reviewed and possibly downgraded. Moreover, the stimulus check...
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  • 3 Tips For Financially Recovering After Divorce

    Apr 24, 2018

    Going through a divorce can result in a devastating financial aftermath. Once you divide all your property, pay your legal fees and start living on a single income, you may struggle to simply make ends meet. When you are in a financial hole after divorce, it may seem impossible to escape. However, do not give in to despair. You can take control of your finances and bounce back. Here is a guide to regaining financial freedo...
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  • Tax Switch In Alimony May Signal Big Changes

    Apr 7, 2018

    Divorcing spouses in Pennsylvania have long been concerned about the financial implications of the end of their marriage. This is only natural as all of a sudden a family must sustain two households on the money that it previously sustained one with. In addition to simply making ends meet from month to month, there are often tax implications associated with different decisions made during a divorce settlement. USA Today explains that the assignment of alimon...
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  • 3 Tips For Saving Money On Your Divorce

    Mar 28, 2018

    When you know your marriage is coming to an end, one of the main things you have concerns about is how much it will cost. The financial impact of your divorce does not need to completely destroy you. It is true that it can be quite expensive, but there are plenty of ways to keep the costs minimal. If you have fears about financially surviving your divorce, do not worry. Here are some guidelines yo...
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  • How Alimony Is Determined During A Divorce

    Mar 28, 2018

    When people get divorced in Pennsylvania, they may wonder how they will support themselves if the other spouse was the breadwinner. In this situation, a court may award alimony so people can continue their current standard of living. Before someone receives alimony, numerous factors are usually considered. FindLaw says that a court typically considers how long a couple was married and the standard of living they maintained. The education someone might need to get a ne...
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  • Preparing For Your Divorce: 3 Financial Tips

    Mar 26, 2018

    Divorce takes a toll on your emotions. Splitting up is a draining and disheartening thing to go through. It is often difficult to think practically about your finances when you are in the middle of an emotional storm. When you think about all the things you need to handle, you may feel like you will not be able to do it. However, you can effectively manage your personal finances while ending your marriage by following a fe...
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  • Understanding The Factors Behind A Divorce

    Feb 23, 2018

    When Pennsylvania residents consider divorce, they may think this happens because of a drastic event in the marriage, such as infidelity. However, marriages can end for a number of reasons. Sometimes infidelity does cause a marriage to end. says that this situation usually is not the primary problem in a marriage. Most of the time, infidelity is a sign of other problems and is simply the factor that gets to be one thing to...
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