Is My Engagement Ring Marital Property?

Who Owns the Ring? Who owns the rings after the divorce? Can I keep my engagement ring after the divorce? We are frequently asked this question during divorce proceedings. Generally, property acquired by gift is not considered marital property and is not subject to...

Protecting Family Assets From An Ex-Spouse

Keeping Your Assets Safe After Divorce Today, the Wall Street Journal published an article highlighting one family’s successful attempt to protect their assets during their daughter’s divorce.  Many couples want to provide financial assistance to their adult child...

Mixing Business with… Divorce?

What Happens when a Married Couple Owns a Business Together and Divorces? When a married couple owns a business together and divorces, serious issues can arise. When a married couple owns a business together, what happens to the business if the couple divorces?...

Common Law Marriage in Pennsylvania

A Look at the Myths and Realities of Common Law Marriage Common law marriage no longer exists in PA. We receive many questions regarding common law marriage and whether common law marriage exists in Pennsylvania.  A common misconception is that if a man and woman live...

New Year, New Start?

January Often Leads to an Increase in Divorce Filings After the stress of the holidays, many people file for divorce as the new year comes around. It is cliché but true—divorce attorneys’ caseloads increase when January rolls around.  Maybe the holidays put undue...

Khloe Kardashian Files for Divorce from Lamar Odom

Khloe Kardashian Files for Divorce from Lamar Odom Khloe Kardashian filed for divorce from Lamar Odom on Friday.  The couple has been married for four years, after famously marrying a mere nine days after first meeting each other.  It has been rumored that there was...

5 Myths About Divorce in Pennsylvania

There are a lot of common myths when it comes to divorce. Divorce Myths Again and again, clients come into our office convinced that certain myths about divorce law in Pennsylvania are true.  Here, we take a look at some of the most common misconceptions and briefly...

Getting Divorced? 5 Points to Consider Upon Separation

5 Points to Consider when going through Separation What should you consider when you get separated? So, you have decided that you want a divorce – now what?  This post provides a quick overview five things that you need to know and consider when beginning the divorce...