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What Not to Do After Divorce

By Lauren H. Kane |

Going through a divorce is emotionally difficult, but it can still often come with a sense of relief that the process is over. Now that you are starting your new life, you may feel the sense of freedom that it brings. However, there are certain actions that can still land you in trouble, and… Read More »

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Why You Need a Lawyer for an Uncontested Divorce

By Lauren H. Kane |

Not all divorces involve a lengthy and bitter courtroom battle. Some couples are able to come to an agreement on all terms and get an uncontested divorce. Uncontested divorces are typically faster and more affordable than other types of divorces, and give the couple more control over the final settlement. Due to the fact… Read More »

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Are Wedding Rings Considered Marital Property?

By Lauren H. Kane |

The division of assets is often one of the most contentious aspects of any divorce. Pennsylvania is an equitable distribution state, meaning that marital property in a divorce is divided fairly, but not always equally. It is based upon many factors. And, although it is clear that assets such as the family home is… Read More »

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Was There an Increase in Divorces in 2020?

By Lauren H. Kane |

The COVID-19 pandemic turned this year on its head and it seemed as though nothing was as it once was. At the beginning of the pandemic, people started speculating that by the end of the year, there would have been an increase in divorce cases throughout the country. So, did divorces really spike this… Read More »

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Why is Divorce so Common in Subsequent Marriages?

By Lauren H. Kane |

Many people want to take a second chance on love and so they enter into a second or third marriage. Unfortunately, the odds are stacked against subsequent marriages. While it is true that approximately half of all first marriages end in divorce, the stats are even worse for those that have been married before…. Read More »

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The Most Common Financial Mistakes Made in Divorce

By Lauren H. Kane |

It is a new year and many people are looking forward to putting 2020 behind them and focusing on tasks they may have put off during the pandemic. For some, this may include starting the process of divorce, particularly now that the courts have reopened in some capacity. Just as there are certain steps… Read More »

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What Happens if You Ignore a Divorce Complaint?

By Lauren H. Kane |

Divorce is a legal process and as such, there are very specific steps a person must follow. The person that wishes to file for divorce first will file a complaint with the court, which triggers the start of the case. Once the complaint is filed, the non-filing party will be served it. In New… Read More »

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Three Benefits of Uncontested Divorces

By Lauren H. Kane |

Divorce may not have many benefits for those involved, but there is more than one way to end a marriage in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. While most people imagine a lengthy and bitter courtroom battle when facing divorce, it does not always have to be that way. Couples that can agree on all terms… Read More »

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Unique Issues in Gray Divorces

By Lauren H. Kane |

Many people think that once a marriage has lasted for several decades, it will last forever. Unfortunately, this is not true and divorces among older people are on the rise in Pennsylvania, and throughout the rest of the country. These situations are often referred to as gray divorces, and while they involve many of… 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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