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Family Law Monthly Breakfast Series: DIVORCE & TAXES: FILING TAX RETURNS DURING AND AFTER DIVORCE

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Can I Date After I Separate?

Rumor has it that Miss Piggy, after separating from her long-time love Kermit the Frog last month, has publicly announced her readiness to begin dating again. In fact, a photograph recently surfaced in which Miss Piggy and Dancing with the Stars alumni Derek Hough were seen in a warm and intimate embrace.  Is this type of behavior acceptable...

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How Does Ashley Madison Membership Affect PA Divorces?

Ashley-Madison is a controversial online dating/social networking service, based in Canada, which markets to married individuals or those in a committed relationship. Its slogan is “Life is short. Have an affair.” The site, which was launched in 2001, has more than 124 million visitors each month. On July 15, 2015, the site was hacked...

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What is the Divorce Process?

Every divorce litigation starts with a complaint for divorce. Attorneys Amy Rokuson and Shari Veisblatt explain the steps that take place thereafter. This includes the case management conference, case management order, the discovery process, matrimonial early settlement panel (MESP), economic mediation, and the trial if the case could not be resolved.

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Divorcing During Your Senior Years

Although the law governs the divorce process in general, no two divorces will be the same. This is because all divorces come with their own unique set of factors that are specific to the couple seeking the divorce. For example, one factor that can separate one divorce from another is the age of the parting spouses. When divorcing spouses are over 50 years of age, special considerations will be required under Pennsylvania law.

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Will My Child Be Interviewed During My Divorce?

Attorneys Amanda Figland and Shari Veisblatt cover what you need to know about child interviews during a divorce. They explain what you should expect including the types of questions asked, if the interview will be recorded, and if the child’s preference is a factor in the final court decision.

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Are There Alimony Guidelines in New Jersey?

Lawyer Amy Rokuson discusses the details of alimony in New Jersey. She covers the factors used to set alimony, the two types of alimony, open durational alimony and limited duration alimony, and explains permanent alimony no longer exists in New Jersey.

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Fault Ground Divorces in Pennsylvania

Although most divorce complaints filed today allege either Section 3301(c), consensual grounds, or 3301(d), the expiration of a statutory two year separation period, as a reason for the parties’ marriage dissolution, a party to a divorce action still has the option of raising fault grounds under Section 3301(a), if the person raising the fa...

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What can I do if I need financial support during divorce litigation?

Attorneys Shari Veisblatt and Amy Rokuson discuss what you can do during a divorce litigation to make sure you have the financial resources to support it. They cover filing a pendente lite motion which is latin for support pending the litigation. It is also sometimes called temporary support. Lastly, they go over the possibility of freezing your assets until the final judgement of your divorce case.

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What Should I Know Before Going to Court on My Divorce Case?

Family lawyer, Amy Rokuson, provides answers to some common questions about going to court for your divorce. Watch the full video to find out what to wear to court, how to address the judge and tips on other items like arrival time and parking.

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