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  • How Does Lifestyle Affect Affluent Divorces?

    Sep 15, 2017

    Pennsylvania residents like you who have a large number of assets may find yourself facing unique hurdles during your divorce. There are more things you have to consider, and more steps that you have to take to ensure that your assets are protected. One thing you may not even think to consider is your lifestyle choices during the divorce proceedings. As stated by Forbes, lifestyle maintenance costs are frequently overlooked during the divorce process. Fair conclusions can’t b...
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  • New Studies Favor Shared Custody Arrangements For Children

    Sep 11, 2017

    Pennsylvania parents who are going through a divorce often fear the impact it will have on their children. Many try to reduce the stress on the kids in any way possible, while simultaneously the time each parent has with their children can become a pain point in divorce proceedings. New studies favor splitting the time children have between parents as the healthiest option. According to the Boston Herald, a literature review by a researcher a...
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  • Divorce Can Make Retirement Rules Complicated

    Sep 1, 2017

    Many Pennsylvania couples who decide to divorce have a lot to consider: who gets the house? Where will the kids be staying? What some of these couples fail to adequately address is, what happens to the retirement savings? There are many facets of retirement to consider, and they are not necessarily cut and dry. For example, Investment News reports that there are many complicated Social Security benefit regulations relating to divorce. While it may seem like ...
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  • Domestic Violence in Pennsylvania

    Aug 24, 2017

    Domestic violence is, unfortunately, no stranger to the United States. Some even stress that instances of abuse in the home go severely underreported. In Pennsylvania, the legal system categorizes domestic violence into the same classifications of assault and battery, and the state requires police to arrest any suspect reported for such violence in the household. Although domestic violence charges can seem minor in some cases, the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence reports an overwhelming numbe...
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  • Factors That Affect The Cost Of Divorce In Pennsylvania

    Aug 19, 2017

    Every aspect of divorce tends to be unpleasant, and the financial cost is no exception. However, just as there are things you can do to make your divorce go more smoothly, there are factors you can control to make your divorce less expensive. These factors influence the answer to the question of how much a divorce costs in Pennsylvania. While some things, such as court fees, are out of your hands, the rest is up to you...
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  • Can You Relocate With Your Child?

    Aug 18, 2017

    Pennsylvania parents who have sole custody of their child may not want to be tied to the same location after a divorce. But what can you do if you want to relocate? It’s not always an easy task. The Spruce lists out everything that will be taken into consideration when a court examines your request to relocate, which is the first thing you should know. You can’t just pack your bags and move. You have t...
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  • Is There A Healthy Way To Get Divorced?

    Aug 8, 2017

    Certainly no man or woman in Pennsylvania gets married with the hope or thought that they might someday get divorced. The disappointment and heartache that can accompany the end of a marriage is reasonable and to be expected. However, that does not mean that you have to let your divorce become an emotionally disturbing event for you or for your children. There are things you can do to support positive emotional health and relationships fo...
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  • 3 Tips For Protecting Your Retirement Assets During Divorce

    Aug 1, 2017

    Divorce has a profound impact on both your emotions and finances. While you are likely prepared to divide physical property such as the house and car, have you thought about your retirement assets? If you have not yet prepared, it is time to get smart about your retirement plans. If you take some proactive steps, you can get through your divorce with as much of your retirement intact as possible. Here are the top three ways to protec...
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  • The Truth About Domestic Violence

    Aug 1, 2017

    An intimate relationship dispute can contain enough stressful issues of its own, but when domestic violence is involved, the situation can become all the more serious. Pennsylvania has strengthened its domestic violence laws in recent years; however, reports of physical abuse are, unfortunately, still a common occurrence. The term  Women Against Abuse, Pennsylvania’s leading domestic violence advocate and service provider, provides a list of types of domestic violence. The organization acknowledges that while domestic violence ca...
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  • False Domestic Violence Accusations and Damaged Reputations

    Jul 28, 2017

    Various family law matters can generate problems, from those involving custody or property division to child support and other issues. However, accusations of domestic violence can be especially troubling for people in Media, and other cities in Pennsylvania. The law firm of Louis Wm. Martini, Jr. knows how upsetting this can be and the different challenges that may arise as a result of these allegations. Regrettably, some people choose to attack their current or former partne...
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