What is Community Property?
Does my spouse's affair have an impact on my divorce case?
Parenting Time in Arizona - What Does it Mean?
How much will I receive in spousal maintenance?
Is a trial my only option during a divorce?
Who pays attorney fees in a divorce proceeding?
Should I Get a Job While Going Through My Divorce? Can I Quit My Job?
Can my ex-spouse see our children if he/she does not pay the court ordered child support?
What do we do with the children once the divorce action is filed?
Can I complete my divorce without a trial?
Can I appeal a dissolution?
What is a Resolution Management Conference?
What is a petition for dissolution of marriage and what does it mean to serve the petition?
How long will it take for my divorce to be final and how much will it cost?
What is spousal maintenance and how is it determined in Arizona?
Can I appeal my divorce case?
Civilized Divorce through Mediation
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This is Part 2 of my discussion of a third alternative for answering the question: When a closely-held business is a valuable marital asset, how can its value be turned into cash? Part 1 discussed the main pros and cons of...more
- Supreme Court Advance Release Opinions:
- SC19305 - State v. Francis
- SC19305 Dissent - State v. Francis
- Appellate Court Advance Release Opinions:
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While many associate the word divorce as synonymous with painful and messy, a paradigm shift in conflict resolution has led to a specialty known as “collaborative divorce.” Gaining traction in Pennsylvania and part of an...more
Bankruptcy Judge Albert Dabrowski was faced with a unique set of circumstances arising as a result of the intersection of a state court divorce action and a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case. In the matter of Corrine Sawyer v. Scott...more
He’s making a living, working 9 to 5, but now his wife believes he could be making more. He’s a smart man, with a Master’s degree, and 18 years of experience in his field. However, he earns under $75,000 a year, and with the...more
All custody actions start with the preparation and filing of a custody complaint; Dauphin County is no exception. In addition to preparing and filing the custody complaint, the plaintiff to the action must also prepare and...more
When important changes occur in life, it is advisable to reevaluate your estate planning to ensure it continues to meet the goals and objectives you have for your estate and your beneficiaries – and going through a divorce is...more
When a couple gets divorced, one of the first things either person worries about is the cost. While managing the cost is a reasonable concern, the reality is….here is the honest answer….divorce is expensive. Unless there...more
Members of the Catholic faith not only have to follow the secular rules of the Pennsylvania Divorce Code in order to dissolve their marital bonds, but also must follow the edicts of the Catholic Church and request an...more
As the Nation awaits the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex couples’ constitutional right to marry, couples continue fighting for their individual rights to marry and also, to divorce. In January of this year, the...more
It’s a rainy Monday, and Caitlyn Jenner is all over the place. (As an aside I have to confess to owning two goats named Kim and Khloe, after the Kardashian girls.) While she was a very good looking man, she...more
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As a family lawyer in Silicon Valley, I often work with clients with international issues: enforcing judgments in Europe, dividing property abroad or obtaining custody orders when the parents live on different continents. A...more
Phoenix business law firm Jaburg Wilk family law attorney Laurence B. Hirsch talks about whether a spouse's affair has an impact on a divorce case. For more information visit www.jaburgwilk.com....more
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A couple gets divorced and one is ordered to pay spousal support to the other. But then the one getting support hits the lottery, inherits a lot of money, or has some other financial windfall. Is the support payer off the...more
In 1993, Pennsylvania passed a law that provided courts the authority to require parents to pay college expenses for their children (23 Pa.C.S. § 4327). In 1995, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, in Curtis v. Kline, held that...more
As the song goes, there may be “fifty ways to leave your lover,” but none of them will constitute a legal separation in Pennsylvania. A legal separation may only be decreed by a court, through a written order, which sets...more
Divorce or separation agreements often require one spouse to maintain life insurance as security for their support obligation. Attorneys often do not address the tax implications if the insured spouse owns the policy. ...more
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In This Issue:
- Divorce and Your Business, Part I: Plan B
- Family Law Attorney and Counsellor at Law
- Excerpt from Family Law Attorney and Counsellor at Law:
In a recent custody proceeding, my co-counsel...more
Often clients ask when estate documents can be modified during a divorce. You should consider changing everything immediately.
There are essential documents that everyone needs in his/her estate plan to be prepared to...more
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