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Three Tips to Help Move on After Divorce

Divorce is often a frustrating legal process. In addition to ending a relationship, those who go through this process must also deal with paperwork and legal issues as well as the potential for arguments about who gets what. There are proactive steps that you can take once these issues are addressed and the divorce is finalized to help better ensure the transition from “divorcing” to “divorced” is successful.

Three Tips for a Strong Prenuptial Agreement

Prenuptial agreements are akin to insurance policies. Hopefully the agreement is not needed, but in the event that it is you want to be sure that the agreement will perform as expected. A weak prenuptial agreement can result in litigation and may not withstand a legal challenge. This risk can be mitigated by putting together a strong prenuptial agreement from the very start. 

Two Options When an Ex Wants to Keep Your Last Name

A myriad of issues can arise during a divorce. For those who have a name that is tied to their professional reputation, one potential issue is whether or not your ex will change her last name after the divorce is finalized. The issue is best addressed from two different perspectives:

Three Questions to Ask if Considering Divorce

Marriages go through rough patches. There are times when these rough patches smooth out and there are times when the rough patches are a sign of more serious problems. Couples that are struggling through these times and considering divorce can find some comfort in stepping back from the emotional side of the relationship and asking three logical questions.

The Dangers of Separation Without Divorce

It is not uncommon for marriage to feel similar to a roller coaster ride. There are ups, there are downs, and there are times when the ride shuts down and requires maintenance. Couples going through a down or maintenance period may decide that a break from the marriage is needed. A recent publication discusses these breaks, noting more and more couples are choosing to take a break after decades of marriage.

How are Child Support Payments Calculated in Pennsylvania?

Parents going through a divorce may wonder how the expenses that come with raising children will be distributed between the parents. There are many different methods that courts use to determine the appropriate amount of child support, and these rules are generally governed by state law. As such, those who are in this situation are wise to have a basic understanding of how their state handles these matters.

Shift From High-Conflict Divorce to Successful Co-Parenting With These Tips

Divorce can bring out the worst in anyone. It is an emotional roller coaster regardless of which partner initiated the proceeding. The need to go through everything from who gets what pieces of property to who gets to spend the most time with the children can provide ample fuel for emotions to run high.

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