How to Tell if You Need a Marital Settlement Agreement for Divorce or Legal Separation

Posted by Greg Gilston
August 2, 2017 at 1:33 PM

Ok. So you’re getting a divorce. You and your spouse have agreed that the marriage is no longer working. You’ve grown apart and your relationship has changed. You will both go your separate ways and continue on with life. So it’s settled then, right? Well, not quite. It’s not always that simple, as most of us know either through experience or hearsay.

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Topics: Healthy Legal Options, Divorce in PA, Do it Yourself Divorce

Uncontested Divorce in PA:  Reliable Answers to 9 Most Important FAQs

Posted by Greg Gilston
June 27, 2017 at 7:00 AM


So you live in the state of Pennsylvania, and you’re ready to get a divorce. Conveniently enough, your spouse is ready to get a divorce as well. This bodes well for the divorce process, because now both you and your spouse may not be subjected to some of the common aspects of a divorce that make the overall process so emotionally draining.

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Topics: Divorce in PA

New Simpler Divorce Law in PA Cuts Wait Period to One Year

Posted by Crispino Pastore
June 14, 2017 at 1:26 PM

Divorce Process in PA Made Faster, Thanks to Act 102

If you have been considering a divorce in PA, you might be aware of the preconceived notion that the legal process will be dragged out and scary. With the help of Act 102, which was signed into law by Governor Wolf on December 3rd, 2016, the thought of seeking a divorce in the state of Pennsylvania might have become a lot more tolerable and a whole lot less intimidating for you.

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Topics: Divorce in PA

[Checklist] Forms Needed to File for Divorce in PA

Posted by Sharon Pastore, Main Line Family Law Center
March 21, 2016 at 3:22 PM


Spouses with no marital property to divide, alimony or immediate custody issues to resolve, can file what is called a simple divorce. The following information and series of forms to file applies to counties in PA, including Montgomery County.  Filing for divorce in Montgomery County tends to be simpler than filing elsewhere, and one does not need to be a county resident in order to file for divorce in this county.  

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Topics: Divorce in PA, Healthy Legal Options

3 Biggest Mistakes When Filing for Divorce in PA

Posted by Sharon Pastore, Main Line Family Law Center
February 3, 2016 at 12:54 PM

 

The Do-It-Yourself Divorce in PA

Everything these days is becoming more do-it-yourself - even divorce.  But how simple is it really to file your own paperwork? Let's take a look at how to file for divorce in PA.  Here are 3 biggest mistakes most people make when filing as a "pro se" in PA. This assumes that you have a simple divorce - no marital property to divide and no issues to work out around custody or other children's issues.

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Topics: Divorce in PA, Healthy Legal Options