NAME CHANGE DURING DIVORCE

Pennsylvania law permits a party to resume their prior surname during the pendency of a divorce or after a divorce decree is entered. To resume any prior surname that a spouse had prior to the marriage, the party must file a notice with the Court where the divorce action is filed. The notice must indicate […]

HOW WILL MY BUSINESS BE TREATED IN MY DIVORCE CASE?

If a party owes or co-owns a family business, there can be very unique challenges to deal with in a divorce case. A Pennsylvania Court is authorized to divide the value of a business in a divorce case. Therefore it is important to carefully consider whether you will acquire a business valuation to determine the […]

SHOULD I CONSIDER A VOCATIONAL EVALUATION?

A vocational evaluation is completed by a skilled professional who analyzes one’s work and earnings history, education and life experiences to determine earning capacity and ability to work. The evaluator may performs a current labor market search of all the available jobs that one qualify for, complete with contact information, salary information and training requirements. […]

DIVIDING STUDENT LOAN DEBTS IN DIVORCE CASES

If you are involved in a divorce and one spouse has student loan debt acquired during the marriage, you may be curious about how a divorce court will deal with distributing the debt. If the student loan debt was acquired during the marriage it is considered marital debt. Marital debt is ordinarily divided between the […]

VALUATION OF REAL ESTATE IN DIVORCE

Does your divorce involve real estate and rental properties? If so, here are some important points to consider if these assets exist in your divorce case: Obtain clear current copies of your deeds and leases. Provide your divorce attorney with clear current copies of your deeds, leases, and other legal documents to identify the real […]

HIGH NET WORTH DIVORCES

High asset divorce requires the experience of a trusted divorce attorney who knows how to handle the complex issues that can arise in these cases. If your marital assets include real estate, including condominiums, vacation homes, mobile homes, time shares, and other important holdings such as businesses, stock options, stocks, mutual funds, money market accounts, […]