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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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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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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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How to Separate from Your Spouse Without Moving Out

By Lauren H. Kane |

In Pennsylvania, spouses that want a divorce must live separately and apart for at least one year before filing. Fortunately, living separate and apart does not mean living in separate residences. Even if the parties reside under the same roof but lead separate lives and do not have marital relations, the courts will determine… Read More »

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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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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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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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