Five Reasons to be Thankful for Divorce

Gratitude Divorce

Divorce is distressing, so it may seem odd to think about being thankful.  However, representing parties in divorces for so many years, I have witnessed a tremendous amount of gratitude. Here are some reasons to be thankful: Your support system. I never cease to be amazed by the support systems many clients rely upon during … Read more

Trouble Co-parenting? Watch This!

Coparenting

Many separating or divorcing parents have trouble with co-parenting.  Indeed, parents in intact households do not always communicate well.  Add to that the strife of the breakdown of the relationship and it is no wonder parents struggle.  I see poorly written emails and text messages on a regular basis.  Parents talk past one another rather … Read more

Summer Vacation: Top 7 Tips For Divorcing Parents

Custody conflict does not have to ruin the fun of summer vacation.  It would be impossible to decide which vacations dates you will want for every year until your children go to college.  At the same time, you do not want to turn each summer into a fight over vacation dates.  The key is to set parameters that allow both … Read more

What Happens To My Retirement Savings After My Divorce?

Pamela worked hard to earn her retirement. In her opinion, much harder than her husband, John, who was more focused on spending rather than saving. Now that John has decided to end the marriage, Pamela dreads the idea of giving him a dime from her retirement. Let’s look at her options. Pennsylvania is an equitable … Read more

Will Your Valentine’s Day Engagement Mean a Prenupt in Your Future?

Prenuptial

For divorce lawyers, Valentine’s Day means two things: engagements and Prenuptial Agreements.  While others are throwing away wilted roses and finishing off the last few chocolates from heart shaped boxes, divorce attorneys are fielding calls about Prenuptial Agreements. As I discussed in “Getting Married? Four Reasons Why You Need a Prenuptial Agreement,” here are four … Read more