Communicating with Your Spouse in Divorce: How it Affects Your Children’s Health

Before, during, and after making the decision to file for divorce, parents’ number one concern is often, “How will this affect my kids?” The simple answer is . . . it depends. Each child reacts differently to their parents’ divorce, making the waters difficult to navigate. Although each situation is unique, the number one thing to keep in mind is (more…)

How Divorce Mediation Works In Westchester County, New York

What Is Divorce Mediation?

Divorce mediation in Westchester County, provides a confidential, non-adversarial and cost-effective alternative to traditional divorce litigation. In mediation, instead of you and your spouse having hiring your own attorneys (more…)

How Marital Assets Are Divided in Montgomery County, PA

In Montgomery County, as in other counties across the state of Pennsylvania, when a couple gets divorced the legal process for dividing their marital property is known as “equitable distribution.” Equitable distribution can be accomplished by (more…)

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Divorce Mediation

Answers to the most Frequently Asked Questions about Divorce Mediation.  Learn how Divorce Mediation can help you and your spouse resolve your divorce amicably. (more…)

How Much Does Divorce Mediation Cost in Delaware County, PA?

Estimating the total costs associated with getting a divorce in Delaware County PA can be tricky. The cost of a divorce in general is largely dependent on the complexity of the case and the relationship between the parties. (more…)

How the New Tax Law Affects Alimony in Pennsylvania: Part 3

In our previous posts, How the New Tax Law Affects Alimony in Pennsylvania: Part 1 and  How the New Tax Law Affects Alimony in Pennsylvania: Part 2, we discussed how the new Pennsylvania spousal support guidelines that were enacted in response to the 2019 changes in the federal tax law affected child support, spousal support and alimony pendente lite awards. In this final post of the series, we (more…)

How the New Tax Law Affects Alimony in Pennsylvania: Part 2

In our previous post, How the New Tax Laws Affect Alimony in Pennsylvania: Part 1, we discussed the new Pennsylvania spousal support rules that were enacted in response to the 2019 changes in the federal tax law and how those changes affected spousal support and alimony pendente lite. In this post, we will dive deeper into some more complicated support scenarios (more…)

How the New Tax Law Affects Alimony in Pennsylvania: Part 1

One of the hottest topics in divorce law both in Pennsylvania and across the country right now is alimony and how the new tax law, which went into effect on January 1, 2019, has impacted the way that alimony is calculated. (more…)

What are the Benefits of Mediating Child Custody?

Child custody mediation is a process in which parents work together with the help of a neutral third-party mediator to develop a parenting plan to raise and share time with their children after divorce.  The focus of custody mediation is to create a parenting plan that is in the best interest of the children (more…)

How Collaborative Law Works in Divorce

Divorcing amicably or “collaboratively” is the smart way to divorce.  It will likely save you and your spouse significant amounts of time, money and stress.

There are two main ways to divorce collaboratively: through divorce mediation and through what lawyers refer to as “collaborative divorce.”  While you probably equate “collaborative” with “amicable,” in the legal world, collaborative divorce specifically refers to a  very unusual way to hire divorce lawyers to represent you and your spouse in your negotiation, which is explain in detail below. (more…)