Main Line PA Firm Shaping the Future of Divorce

Posted by Cris Pastore, Main Line Family Law Center

Main Line, PA January 10, 2012- The New Year marks a fresh start for many couples who often call it quits just after the holidays. Main Line Family Law Center opened its doors this December 2011,with its healthy divorce program, in an effort to support the increasing number of couples looking for a positive way to end their marriage without spending away their life savings.  Consultations are now available.

"While the PA no-fault divorce laws have definitely made it easier to get a divorce, it has not made it any less expensive, faster or less painful" according to Crispino M. Pastore, Esquire, founder and president of Main Line Family Law Center.  A typical court-contested divorce can cost upwards of $30,000-40,000 on average and can take 2-4 years, having devastating and long-lasting emotional effects on the family.

Of course, there is the ever-popular "quickie" divorce- but it is fraught with risks since it doesn’t offer full legal protection. Couples are left to fend for themselves with no legal guidance whatsoever.

Spouses have been putting off their divorces because of the down economy. But in 2012, divorce rates are set to climb significantly as the economy slowly recovers.

With the My Healthy Divorce™ all-in-one divorce mediation service, offered only at Main Line Family Law Center, spouses can now have their entire matter wrapped up in 3-6 months, with both a fair agreement and final divorce decree in hand, all for a small fraction of what it would cost them to hire private divorce lawyers and go to court. 

 “We're hoping that this solution will help couples, who can no longer wait it out, to find a better way to begin ensuring their family’s future.”

Divorce mediation is quickly reshaping how divorce in done. Although divorce mediation is not new, it is rapidly becoming the preferred way for spouses to resolve their domestic differences, especially in tough economic times.  

One of the most valuable features of My Healthy Divorce™  is the support of an expert team of professionals, including an attorney-mediator, parenting mediator, life coach, therapist, financial planner and tax support.

“My aim is to revolutionize this area of divorce law practice by focusing on family preservation and generating widespread community awareness of the great gift of mediation so that anyone can benefit from it, regardless of their particular needs and circumstances.”

Pastore is a graduate of Villanova University Law School and Radnor High School, and developed his vision after serving several years as a private family law attorney. “I felt my hands were constantly tied as I witnessed the destructive nature of the litigation process on couples and their families.” Pastore was recently recognized in the Legal Intelligencer for his visionary approach to family law.

About Main Line Family Law Center - Main Line Family Law Center employs a uniquely integrated approach to assisting clients in resolving their separation and divorce matters. Through the use of expert divorce and parenting mediators, life coaches, therapists and financial planners, clients can be assured that their settlements will be fair and reasonable while ensuring that all of their rights and interests are fully protected so that in the end, they can breathe a sigh of relief for their family’s future.  Offices are located in Radnor, Media, Bala Cynwyd, Center City, Philadelphia, Malvern and Plymouth Meeting.

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