Month: March 2020

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Pennsylvania Divorce and Separation: The Distinction

In Pennsylvania, the term “divorce” means a divorce from the bonds of matrimony.  Simply put, a divorce is a legal end to the marriage when the Court issues a decree in divorce.  On the other hand, a married couple can choose to live “separate and apart”.  This means that there is an end to cohabitation, …

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How Do Separated PA Couples File Taxes While Awaiting Divorce?

Filing taxes during divorce is an overlooked matter.  People getting divorced are focused on the divorce process, their children, and what life will be like after the divorce.  As a Pennsylvania divorce attorney, I have concluded that divorcing couples overlook the importance of tax considerations.  Taxes are almost an afterthought.  However, there are some basic …

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A Detailed Overview of The Montgomery County Divorce Process

The divorce process in Montgomery County, PA can be a bit overwhelming for individuals going through it for the first time.  Men and women anticipating a divorce usually have increased stress when thinking about their soon to be ex, judges, lawyers, and a new life post-divorce.  We have represented men and women for over 20 …

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How Soon Can I File for a Divorce in Pennsylvania?

Although deciding to end a marriage is a decision that should not be taken lightly, once that decision is made, most people want to get the process over with as quickly as possible in order to regain their single status and be free of the marriage. Unlike many other states, Pennsylvania requires that couples seeking …

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