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  • Steps In Creating An Escape Plan From Domestic Violence

    Nov 9, 2017

    Spousal and child abuse is something that should never occur, yet tragically, countless people are abused by family members in Pennsylvania and across the country. At Louis Wm. Martini, Jr., P.C., we are aware of the complex problems you might face being married to an abuser. Recognizing that you are a victim of abuse is complicated enough. Asking for help and leaving the situation can be even more difficult. Fortunately, when you are ready t...
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  • Does an Incarcerated Parent Have Custody Rights?

    Nov 1, 2017

    As a divorced parent in Pennsylvania who is incarcerated while child custody is being determined, you may be wondering just what child custody rights apply to those who are in jail. What rights are available to you? What options do you have? During this difficult time, clear answers can help ease some of your concerns. As LiveStrong states, there are actually numerous child custody rights for incarcerated parents. For example, you can have joint custody of the chil...
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  • Dealing With Hidden Assets In Divorce

    Oct 26, 2017

    Pennsylvanian residents who go into a divorce are likely not expecting to unearth hidden assets that their spouse has been keeping away from them. Unfortunately, this is the reality that some people may face. In fact, HuffPost shares that the National Endowment for Financial Education reported 2 out of every 3 divorces involve some kind of hidden assets. Huffpost also states that there are many different ways to hide assets when a marriage gets rocky, and that peopl...
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  • How To Get Your Life Back After Divorce

    Oct 25, 2017

    You may have put so much time and focus into your divorce that you did not consider life after the legal end to your marriage. What should you do next? How do you rebuild your life? Will things get better? These are only a few of the questions you may have. The good news is that divorce is not a final destination, but the beginning of your journey to a new life. Take these step...
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  • The Effects of Divorce on Retirement Plans

    Oct 20, 2017

    Pennsylvania residents who get divorced will also have to worry about the division of retirement plans and the potential financial burdens that go hand-in-hand with that. This becomes more disruptive the older a divorcing couple is, though it can naturally affect anyone’s retirement plans at any age. U.S. News states that marriage and divorce can have a huge financial impact on all aspects of retirement. It can affect retirement balances, pensions, and Social Security benefits. In som...
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  • Can You Move With Your Child After A Divorce?

    Oct 13, 2017

    Divorced parents in Pennsylvania may not necessarily want to stay in the same city or even the same state after the split is finalized. At Louis WM Martini JR PC, we take a look at all of the potential scenarios in which you may be allowed to relocate with your child after a divorce. There is actually a possibility that your ex-spouse may agree to any relocation requests you make. In this scenario, having permissio...
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  • Study Finds Divorce is Genetic

    Oct 10, 2017

    Many in Pennsylvania and across the nation know that those who have divorced parents are more likely to divorce themselves. A new study says this could be due to genetics rather than repeating the behavior seen by parents. According to Health, researchers studied the national registry data of nearly 20,000 Swedish adults who were adopted as children to see how their relationships resembled those of their biological or adoptive parents. The data showed that adopted children ha...
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  • What’s Looked At When Determining Custody?

    Sep 29, 2017

    Pennsylvanian parents like you will have a lot on your plate if you’re dealing with issues of both divorce and child custody simultaneously. At Louis WM Martini JR PC, emphasis is placed on learning the ins and outs of the child custody process. This will likely help you brace yourself for what’s ahead on your own divorce journey. There are numerous factors that are examined by the court to determine child custody arrangements. Thi...
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  • Getting Divorced When One Spouse Is In Prison

    Sep 25, 2017

    When a couple cannot live together, marriage is much more difficult, and if this is because one spouse is in a Pennsylvania prison, divorce may feel more complicated. Getting a divorce with one spouse in prison depends on many factors, including which spouse is initiating the divorce. As FindLaw explains, if the spouse who wants to divorce is not imprisoned, he or she is able to use the imprisonment itself as grounds for divorce in some states. Whil...
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  • What To Know About Pennsylvania Protection From Abuse Laws

    Sep 21, 2017

    If you are a victim of domestic violence, or if you believe you or your children are in physical danger because of someone in your life, you may be able to seek protection via a Pennsylvania Protection From Abuse order. Essentially, a PFA outlines guidelines your abuser must follow for a predetermined amount of time, and these guidelines may dictate any number of matters. For example, a PFA might require that your abuser avoid contacting you b...
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“Mr. Martini helped me with my custody and child support case and based on his help I feel that we received a very fair decision. Mr. Martini is an excellent attorney and I highly recommend him.”
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