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Steps to take after a divorce is finalized

Typically, there are still actions that need to be taken after a divorce in Pennsylvania has formally concluded. First, it will be important to make changes to a health care policy. If a person was on a former spouse's policy, it will be necessary to find a new individual policy. If a spouse was on his or her ex's policy, that person will need to be removed as soon as possible.

Refinancing or assuming a mortgage after divorce

When couples in Pennsylvania get a divorce, one partner may decide to keep the marital home. Even in this situation, both spouses might decide that they will remain on the joint mortgage. This can be risky because a missed payment will affect both of them even if only one spouse is still living in the house and paying the mortgage.

Factors to consider when selling a house during a divorce

Pennsylvania residents who have gone through a divorce know just how stressful it can be. One of the things that can add to the stress of divorce is deciding what to do with the marital home. Some options that are often looked at include selling it and dividing the proceeds, buying one spouse out, or keeping the home and renting it out.

About grey divorces

One of the many reasons for the increased divorce rate for people in Pennsylvania and the rest of the country who are over the age of 50 is infidelity. Because people who engage in extramarital affairs are not as stigmatized as they once would have been, infidelity has become the reason for many grey divorces. Older members of both sexes may begin finding younger members of the opposite sex more attractive.

Second marriages and the advantages of a prenuptial agreement

Pennsylvania residents who are going into a second marriage may have a number of concerns that could be addressed with a prenuptial agreement. Among these are how to divide assets in case of a divorce, ensuring that both people have a comfortable retirement and old age, and dividing assets between the spouse and children after death.

The most common reasons for getting divorced

Almost all marriages in Pennsylvania begin with an earnest effort to stay together with a spouse for a lifetime, but a variety of factors can cause a relationship to deteriorate over time. By surveying people who've experienced a divorce, the National Center for Biotechnology Information learned what the most common causes of separation are. At the top of the list was lack of commitment with 75 percent of respondents saying that it contributed to their divorce.

3 things you need to know about getting a Pennsylvania divorce

If you are heading for divorce, you may be overwhelmed by all that needs to be done. There are so many things to decide and address. Fortunately, you don't have to face this difficult time alone. Experienced divorce lawyers have guided clients through the divorce process innumerable times, and the right attorney will know how to help you deal with every possible scenario.

Tips to protect your retirement in case of divorce

Divorce often takes a huge financial toll. This is mostly due to the fact that you have to divide all of your marital assets with your ex. This includes your home in Wyomissing, the cars, investment portfolio and even your retirement accounts. Since you have probably been planning for your retirement for most of your adult life, you may be especially concerned that your impending divorce will affect it.

3 tips for running a business together after divorce

If you have a thriving business, one question you might have is how you can continue working with your ex-spouse after a divorce. For some people, it's simply not possible because of conflicts, but for many, it is possible to remain business partners in the best interests of the business itself.

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