family law

Do I Need a Reason to Get Divorced in Pennsylvania?

Do I Need a Reason to Get Divorced in Pennsylvania?

Some couples – or at least one of the spouses in the couple – simply fall out of love and cannot find ways to keep the marriage going that serves each other’s needs. When asked specifically why they want to get a divorce, the response might be everything...
When is an Annulment Available in Pennsylvania?

When is an Annulment Available in Pennsylvania?

Annulments can be a confusing legal topic as “annulment” can refer to a designation handed down by a religious institution as well as a legal determination made by a state court which will effectively terminate a marriage. To be clear, an annulment from a religious...
What are the Taxes and Tax Deductions for Alimony?

What are the Taxes and Tax Deductions for Alimony?

When spouses discuss and negotiate alimony, they usually have a lot of questions. The person that is potentially on the hook for paying alimony might ask why and if they have to pay alimony at all, and the person hoping to receive alimony might ask how much he or she...