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Divorce Rates Continue to Trend Downward Unless You’re Over 50

By Lauren H. Kane |

If you’ve been following divorce trends lately, then you know that divorce rates have steadily decreased since the 1990s. This trend is perhaps precipitated by a decrease in the overall rate of marriage among younger people. Indeed, couples are marrying older than they ever have before and with less frequency. But these statistics don’t… Read More »

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Study Reveals the Most Often-Cited Reasons Behind U.S. Divorces

By Lauren H. Kane |

While every state in the country allows for no-fault divorces, that doesn’t mean that the couple wasn’t in conflict when they chose to divorce. It just means that neither party blames the other for the breakdown of the marriage in court. Nonetheless, according to a Forbes Advisor Survey, couples cited the most commonly reported… Read More »

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Understanding Uncontested Divorces in Pennsylvania

By Lauren H. Kane |

In Pennsylvania, an uncontested divorce occurs when both spouses agree to the essential elements of a divorce. It is also called a mutual consent divorce or a “no fault” divorce. In this situation, both spouses agree to part and dissolve their marriage and fill out the necessary paperwork. An uncontested divorce can significantly shorten… Read More »

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How are Military Divorces Different from civilian Divorces?

By Lauren H. Kane |

Divorce is a challenging time for any family, but when you’re in the military, it can be even more complex. In this article, the Philadelphia family lawyers at The Law Offices of Lauren H. Kane will discuss military divorce and how it differs from civilian divorces. Jurisdiction and residency requirements  Unlike civilian divorces, military… Read More »

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Tips on Navigating a Successful Uncontested Divorce

By Lauren H. Kane |

Pursuing an uncontested divorce can save you precious time and money. When you and your spouse can agree on all the fundamental aspects of your divorce, your divorce will proceed quicker and reduce the amount of legal fees you owe. However, coming to terms with your ex is not easy. You will need to… Read More »

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Keeping Costs Low with an Uncontested Divorce: What to Avoid

By Lauren H. Kane |

Uncontested divorce provides for a streamlined divorce process. When the couple can agree on all major aspects relevant to their divorce, they can present the court with a divorce decree and reduce costs related to legal fees. In this article, the Philadelphia divorce lawyers at The Law Offices of Lauren H. Kane will discuss… Read More »

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Common Obstacles to a Successful Divorce

By Lauren H. Kane |

Most divorces aren’t like the type you see dramatized on television. Television portrays high-conflict divorces because those are more interesting than your average divorce. However, divorce can be an emotionally charged affair, and there are certain actions spouses can take to make it more stressful. In this article, the Philadelphia divorce attorneys at the… Read More »

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Dividing Debt in a Philadelphia Divorce

By Lauren H. Kane |

In a Pennsylvania divorce, all property acquired during the marriage is considered property of the marital estate. The same holds true for debt. Any debts incurred during the marriage are the responsibility of both parties regardless of which party incurred the debt. In this article, the Philadelphia property division attorneys at the Law Offices… Read More »

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The Differences Between Legal Separation and Divorce

By Lauren H. Kane |

The decision on whether or not to separate or divorce is a difficult one. While we cannot make that decision for you, we can help you reach a conclusion on what the best course of action is for you personally. In this article, the Philadelphia divorce attorneys at The Law Offices of Lauren H…. Read More »

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Uncontested Divorce: What is It and How Does It Work?

By Lauren H. Kane |

Divorce will always be a stressful experience for both parties. Some couples, however, will want their divorce to end on good terms. This can be due to the fact that the couple has children together or the decision to divorce has been reached mutually by both parties. In Pennsylvania, you can pursue a divorce… Read More »

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