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What is Included in a Child Support Order?

Pennsylvania law requires that child support be awarded pursuant to statewide guidelines, which is simply a formula to calculate a parent’s share of basic child support. The guidelines, which can be found at Pennsylvania Rule of Civil Procedure 1910.16-2 through...

Alimony — How Much and How Long?

Alimony — How Much and How Long?

Well the short answer is, it depends. Not so helpful, right? If there were a simple answer, you’d be clicking on a link, running your analysis and we’d be done here. Unfortunately, it’s not that straightforward. The Divorce Code in Pennsylvania (23 Pa. C.S. Section...

Alimony — How Much and How Long?

Well the short answer is, it depends.  Not so helpful, right?  If there were a simple answer, you’d be clicking on a link, running your analysis and we’d be done here.  Unfortunately, it’s not that straightforward.  The Divorce Code in Pennsylvania (23 Pa. C.S....

Healthy Co-Parenting Through the Holidays

Healthy Co-Parenting Through the Holidays

The holidays can feel overwhelming for anyone, but for people divorced, separating, or moving through a divorce process, the stress of the holidays can feel even more untenable. Frequent issues may arise including: How will the children respond when we are not...

Healthy Co-Parenting Through the Holidays

The holidays can feel overwhelming for anyone, but for people divorced, separating, or moving through a divorce process, the stress of the holidays can feel even more untenable. Frequent issues may arise including: How will the children respond when we are not...

Getting Unstuck from Your Mental Accounting

How you think about your money may be a function of your mental accounting. In negotiating about division of assets, sometimes parties get anchored on assets that may have a history of some kind with one party or the other. Mental accounting can attribute an asset to...

Keeping the House in Divorce

In Divorce, the house is a risky asset. When you purchased your house, by the time you got to the closing table, you had a large stack of documents and numerous consultations that informed you about what you were buying. If you had a good realtor, they were your first...