Alimony & Spousal Support

Divorce Rates Rising for Americans 50 and Older

Oct 08, 2013

According to a survey released by the United States Census Bureau, 15.4 percent of people 50 and older were divorced and another 2.1 percent were separated in 2011. It’s the first time people above the age of 50 have had more people divorced than widowed (13.5 percent). Only 2.8 percent of Americans older than 50 […]

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Role Reversal- Wives Paying Alimony

Oct 07, 2013

She got angry. “It’s so obscene,” said Holly Chiancola, 52, a Gloucester, Mass. real estate agent who is fighting the terms of a divorce settlement ordered by a judge in 2006. You used to hear about divorced men complaining that their ex-wives were unfairly cutting into their income. Now, as more women become primary breadwinners, […]

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A No-Fault Divorce: Why an Affair May Not Matter In Your Divorce

Oct 02, 2013

“He slept with his secretary.” “Except for spending all of my money, she never did a thing for the kids or our marriage.” “I’m taking everything, including the kitchen sink!” Emotional reactions like these are extremely common during a divorce. However, they have no place in the divorce proceedings where the need to prove fault […]

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Pa. Judge Orders Clerk to Stop Issuing Marriage Licenses to Same-Sex Couples

Sep 23, 2013

Marriage licenses will no longer be given out to same-sex couples in Pennsylvania, a state judge has ruled, putting into limbo the legal status of more than 100 couples who married recently despite a long-standing ban on same-sex marriage in the state. Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court Judge Dan Pellegrini ordered Montgomery County Register of Wills D. […]

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Unhappy Couples Scared to Divorce

Sep 20, 2013

Unhappy Couples Scared to Divorce What keeps people stuck in unhappy marriages/Unhappy Couples? According to a recent study by UK law firm Slater & Gordon, the number-one reason unhappy spouses stay together is because they lack the courage to divorce. And of the the 2,000 married people surveyed, a fifth said they felt trapped in […]

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Lessons From Big Money Divorces

Sep 18, 2013

Lessons From Big Money Divorces. IF all goes well, we’ll never hear much about Rupert and Wendi Murdoch’s divorce. The News Corporation chief executive and his wife will reach a settlement out of court for his third and her second divorce. If talks break down and the divorce goes to trial, however, we could be […]

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Postnuptial Agreements on the Rise.

Sep 16, 2013

Postnuptial Agreements on the Rise If you think prenups are controversial, brace yourself. Postnuptial Agreements are on the rise. Postnuptial agreements — similar to prenups, but for married couples — are gaining acceptance, with nearly all 50 states now allowing them. The agreements can cover everything from how to divide financial assets in divorce to […]

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The Financial Dissolution of a Marriage (Part 1)

Sep 03, 2013

The Law Firm of Pozzuolo Rodden, P.C., Philadelphia Family Law Attorneys, announces the release of the article “The Financial Dissolution of a Marriage (Part 1) “. While everyone hopes their marriage will last forever, more than fifty (50%) percent of marriages end in divorce. When a couple separates they must begin to untangle the lives […]

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How To Use A Trust To Protect Your Children’s Inheritance From Divorce

Aug 30, 2013

The Law Firm of Pozzuolo Rodden, PC, Philadelphia Family Law Attorneys, are pleased to announce the recent article about protecting your family Children’s  inheritance from divorce.  If you would like to read the article please click here. Contact our Philadelphia Family Law firm with your questions, comments or concerns. Divorce proceedings usually involve intense emotions […]

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