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What Makes a Strong, Valid Prenup in Pennsylvania?

If you have children from a previous relationship, own a share in the family business, or just want to make sure you and your spouse are treated fairly in divorce, you might be considering a prenuptial agreement. However, not all marital agreements a… Read More
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high net worth divorce

Why High Net Worth Divorces Are More Complicated

Families with substantial means often face problems unique to their station in life. Managing the family’s lifestyle and financial portfolio can be difficult. When these relationships end, the resulting high net worth divorces are more complicated… Read More
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Tips on How to Find a Divorce Lawyer

The right lawyer can turn a nasty, emotional divorce into an understandable, and endurable process. But how do you know the family lawyer sitting across from you is the best person for the job? Here are some tips on how to find a divorce lawyer that… Read More
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gavel and house keys

Who Gets the House in a Divorce in Pennsylvania?

The home where you and your spouse have raised your children can be one of the most sensitive parts of any divorce. Deciding who gets the house in a divorce raises financial, custody, and practical concerns. Find out how Pennsylvania courts sort it a… Read More
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Co-Parenting in the Holiday Season

The holiday season is a busy and stressful time for everyone. Add to that a co-parenting visitation agreement and two sets of celebrations, and you have a recipe for conflict. At Berman & Associates, our attorneys have strategies you can use to a… Read More
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How Long Does It Take to Get a Divorce in PA?

Once you have decided to get a divorce, you probably want it done as quickly as possible. But divorce laws in Pennsylvania can be confusing. With “cooling off periods” and separation requirements, it can feel like your divorce will never be final… Read More
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Wife And Husband Splitting House And Car During Divorce Process

5 Things a Family Lawyer Can Do for You

There’s a growing trend in Pennsylvania and across the country of people trying to handle their family law issues on their own. Find out why you may not want to do your divorce or custody battle yourself, and what a family lawyer can do for you to… Read More
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How a Restraining Order C…

How a Restraining Order Can Protect You During Divorce

If you have become the victim of abuse during your marriage, escaping that relationship can feel daunting — or even impossible. However, the Pennsylvania Protection from Abuse Act gives abuse survivors a tool to shield themselves and their chil… Read More
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How Judges Divide Propert…

How Judges Divide Property in a Pennsylvania Divorce

When a couple gets married and moves in together, each spouse brings certain property with them: cars, bank accounts, sometimes even a home. Over the years of the marriage, they gather more together. What happens when the couple separates and eventua… Read More
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Should You Include Fault…

Should You Include Fault in Your Pennsylvania Divorce?

Blame and fault is almost always part of getting a divorce. There is a reason why couples no longer want to be together, and each spouse probably has a different explanation for what went wrong. In Pennsylvania, some of those reasons affect the proce… Read More
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