Pennsylvania Divorce: Demystifying the Process

Divorce in family courts around Pittsburgh can be intimidating. A little information can go a long way to prepare you for what lies ahead. What if I told you the divorce process in Pennsylvania is fairly straight forward? You’d probably wonder if I knew what I was talking about. Speaking, even thinking, about a divorce … Continue reading Pennsylvania Divorce: Demystifying the Process

Fraud: Invalidating Premarital and Postmarital Agreements in Pennsylvania

Fraud - a material misrepresentation to induce someone to do something - can invalidate a Pennsylvania marital agreement. The law presumes that marital agreements between adults in Pennsylvania are valid absent fraud, coercion, or duress. Even agreements between husband and wife. But what is fraud? What is Fraud? In the context of marital agreements, fraud … Continue reading Fraud: Invalidating Premarital and Postmarital Agreements in Pennsylvania

Initial Attorney Consultation: What to Expect

Take the stress out of your divorce by knocking the initial consultation with your attorney out of the park. Divorce is an emotionally trying time. There are a lot of emotions: anger, fear, resentment, frustration, etc. The process can take months. If it isn't handled properly, the divorce process can add a lot of stress. … Continue reading Initial Attorney Consultation: What to Expect

Protection from Abuse: Litigating and Defending Claims

Authorities in Pennsylvania and the Pittsburgh region have a very important tool at their disposal to fight domestic violence: the Protection From Abuse order Join our Facebook Support Group. In addition to criminal laws, Pennsylvania has a quasi-criminal process in place to deal with domestic violence situations. The Protection From Abuse Act can be found … Continue reading Protection from Abuse: Litigating and Defending Claims

Navigating the Legal Landscape: Types of Divorce in Pennsylvania

Navigating the legal landscape of divorce can be tricky. Today, we touch on some of the basics. Join our Facebook Support Group. Navigating the legal landscape when it comes to divorce can be intimidating. There are a lot of emotions involved in divorce: fear, resentment, guilt, shame, and anger. But breaking down the basics can … Continue reading Navigating the Legal Landscape: Types of Divorce in Pennsylvania

Qualities to Look for in a Divorce Attorney

Hire a Pittsburgh family lawyer that you can trust and that will hold you accountable. Are you looking for a divorce attorney in Pittsburgh? Don't just Google "Divorce attorney near me" and call it a day. One of the most important decisions you can make during your separation or divorce dispute is choosing the right … Continue reading Qualities to Look for in a Divorce Attorney

Pennsylvania Marital Agreements

Post-nuptial and marital settlement agreements can be complex and affect income and property. People can enter into several agreements affecting marital property in Pennsylvania. The types of agreements are: an antenuptial agreement ("prenup"), a postnuptial agreement ("postnup") and the marital settlement agreement. All three agreements can determine how marital property will be disposed of in … Continue reading Pennsylvania Marital Agreements