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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.

Millennials and Divorce: Do Not Neglect Retirement Assets

The divorce rate amongst baby boomers is growing. This statistic has been covered by numerous news sources. Many of these publications focus on the importance of ensuring a fair split of retirement assets during the divorce proceeding.

3 Factors Taken Into Consideration When Determining Child Support in PA

There are a number of legal issues that can arise during a divorce. One issue that can be more contentious than others involves child support obligations. Child support payments are designed to better ensure the financial well-being of children after their parents' divorce.

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