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Essential Estate Planning Documents in Pennsylvania

Essential Estate Planning Documents in Pennsylvania

An estate plan is beneficial to both you and your loved ones because it allows you to declare your choices for the distribution of your estate and dictate your care. In Pennsylvania, there are a few essential estate planning documents that you should consider...

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What to do if Your Child is Charged With Retail Theft

What to do if Your Child is Charged With Retail Theft

What is Retail Theft? In Pennsylvania, shoplifting is also known as retail theft. Under the law, retail theft includes walking out of a store with an item without paying for it, transferring merchandise without paying the full value, using merchandise without paying...

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Do I have to pay child support if I have 50/50 custody?

Do I have to pay child support if I have 50/50 custody?

Pennsylvania allows for parents to share custody of a minor child after a divorce, and in some cases, that custody is split equally, 50/50. This can lead to some confusion over whether either parent is required to pay child support, since the common determination of...

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Modification and Termination of Alimony in Pennsylvania

Modification and Termination of Alimony in Pennsylvania

Alimony, also known as spousal support, is meant to help the lesser-earning spouse in a relationship remain financially stable as he or she becomes financially independent following a divorce. However, long-term payments of alimony can take a toll on the wealthier...

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What is a Postnuptial Agreement?

What is a Postnuptial Agreement?

Most people know that a prenuptial agreement, also known as a prenup, is for couples about to get married. But many have not heard of another type of marital agreement — the postnuptial agreement. The postnuptial agreement can be helpful for couples to establish after...

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Who gets the dog in a Pennsylvania divorce?

Who gets the dog in a Pennsylvania divorce?

For many couples, a pet is a member of the family, and when those couples divorce, the custody of a pet can be an incredibly contentious issue. If both spouses want custody of a pet in a Pennsylvania divorce, who gets the dog? How do you increase your chances of...

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