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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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How do the Courts Handle Life Insurance?

Family lawyer, Amanda Figland, discusses the life insurance issues that can occur in a divorce process. She touches on the negative effects related to child support and alimony if an individual does not have life insurance.

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What Can I Do if My Spouse is Not Complying with Court Orders?

In New Jersey, you can file an enforcement application if your spouse fails to comply to the terms of your initial divorce agreement. Attorney Shari Veisblatt explains the details of this application including who pays the counsel fees and the penalties of not complying with the court order.

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What is a Case Information Statement?

Attorneys Amanda Figland and Amy Rokuson discuss how a case information statement helps the judge understand the details about your case during a divorce litigation. They touch on what is included and the three main parts that make up the document.

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Catholic Annulment Procedures

Members of the Catholic faith not only have to follow the secular rules of the Pennsylvania Divorce Code in order to dissolve their marital bonds, but also must follow the edicts of the Catholic Church and request an annulment in order to sever the religious bonds of a prior union.  The annulment process is directed by a Church tribunal (a...

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