Month: January 2013

How to Prepare for Your First Meeting with a Divorce Lawyer

The first meeting with a divorce lawyer is extremely important.  This is your opportunity to assess the lawyer’s competence and experience.  This is also an opportunity for you to establish certain expectations throughout the divorce process including communications with the lawyer by phone and email, fees and costs, and overall case strategy.  Lawyers get paid …

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The Pitfalls of Facebook During Divorce: Thoughts from PA Divorce Lawyers

As social networking sites such as Facebook have become embedded in everyone’s lives, it is vital to be cautious of what information is posted with your name attached.  This is particularly important during a divorce proceeding, and experienced PA divorce lawyers are often the first to explain this issue to clients who are considering divorce …

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When to Make a Will in PA: Life’s Major Milestones

The most important reason to make a Will in Pennsylvania is to set forth your intention for how your assets are to be distributed upon your death.  Despite the widespread basic knowledge of the need for a Last Will and Testament, many people die without having a Will.  Too often, people want to avoid thinking …

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