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Things to Know if You Want to Relocate with a Child After Divorce

By Lauren H. Kane |

Being awarded physical custody of your child brings a relief that many parents hope for when going through a divorce. However, even though the child custody decision is legally binding, it does not mean that your child custody issues are over. Child custody orders are modifiable for changed circumstances. And, since the only constant… Read More »

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Do Children Have a Say in Child Custody Cases?

By Lauren H. Kane |

When parents get a divorce, it is not uncommon for their children to state a preference about which parent they would most likely to live with afterwards. For some, hearing this news is devastating, while for their spouse it brings the hope they need during the divorce process. In either case, both parents want… Read More »

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Six Quick Tips when Going Through Child Custody Hearings

By Lauren H. Kane |

Child custody issues are some of the most common issues involved in divorce. They are also some of the most difficult and painful for everyone in the family. If you have filed a petition with the court which has necessitated a child custody hearing, you likely have many concerns, and fear that you will… Read More »

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How to Navigate Summer Vacation and Child Custody Orders

By Lauren H. Kane |

Summertime is always challenging for divorced parents. Each parent wants to spend more time with his or her child(ren), and maybe even take them on vacation for a week or two. Unfortunately, parents do not always want to work together, particularly if their plans overlap each other and each parent wants to take the… Read More »

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Which Parent Decides if a Child can Be Vaccinated?

By Lauren H. Kane |

Life after divorce is never easy, particularly when you have to work with your former spouse and you may have feelings of resentment towards them. When parents get divorced, they do still have to work together in order to ensure the child’s best interests are met. Many times, this only means that parents have… Read More »

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Do Not Make These Mistakes During Your High Net Worth Divorce

By Lauren H. Kane |

Divorces are always complicated, but cases involving high net worths are even more complex. Like in any divorce case, the couple involved in a high net worth divorce may make some mistakes that were preventable. Unlike other divorces though, the mistakes made in a divorce that involves a large amount of assets can have… Read More »

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Can You Date During Your Divorce?

By Lauren H. Kane |

The question of dating while getting a divorce is one that comes up more often than many people think. It is not uncommon for people to find someone they want to start a romantic relationship with soon after they realize their marriage is over. Whether or not you should date while getting a divorce… Read More »

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Uncontested vs. Contested Divorce in Pennsylvania and New Jersey

By Lauren H. Kane |

Pennsylvania and New Jersey allow for both fault and no-fault divorces. This means that when one spouse wants to file for divorce, they can do so by citing irreconcilable differences which would mean either consenting to the divorce or being separated for the requisite period of time and seek a no-fault divorce, or they… Read More »

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Does Pennsylvania Recognize Common Law Marriages?

By Lauren H. Kane |

Although many people enter into a marriage to make their relationship and commitment and official, that path is not for everyone. Some people are very content to live together as husband and wife, but they do not need a ceremony or a marriage license. These situations are typically referred to as ‘common law marriages,’… Read More »

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How to Talk to Your Kids About Divorce

By Lauren H. Kane |

Going through a divorce is never easy, but it is even harder when children are involved. One of the most difficult aspects for parents is telling their children about the divorce. Many people do not know how to start that conversation, how much they should tell their children, and how to reduce the emotional… Read More »

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