Pennsylvania Family Law and Divorce
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Marriage and Divorce Statistics in Pennsylvania

Marriage and divorce statistics are available for each state, as well as the US in general. The most recent report for Pennsylvania shows the rates of marriage and divorce from 2012. In Pennsylvania, there were about 70,000 marriages and roughly 36,300 divorces or annulments.

Tips for Coping with Life after your Pennsylvania Divorce

Divorces can be a devastating experience for all parties involved. The adjustment to new lives and lifestyles can add mountains of stress to an already stressful situation. This blog presents a few helpful tips in adjusting to your new life in Pennsylvania and accepting and moving past your divorce. 

Martial Reconciliation in Butler County

Marital reconciliation happens when two individuals are separated but have not gone through the final stages of divorce, and one party makes a good faith offer to return to the household and live together once again as spouses.

Divorce and Life Insurance

Generally, one spouse will often list the other spouse as the beneficiary on a insurance policy. Life insurance is often a forgotten asset in many divorce claims. As such, there are several issues that arise during a divorce where a life insurance policy is involved.

Annulment in Pennsylvania

There are two categories of marriages that provide grounds for annulment in Pennsylvania. First, there are marriages that are considered void by their existence. Second, there are marriages that are voidable upon action of either party. The difference with voidable marriages is they are considered valid until either party takes action.

Estate Planning and Divorce

Estate planning is important in every stage of an individual's life. It is very common for married couples to plan their states according to their martial status and thus make reciprocal wills. As families begin and grow, wills and trusts expand and evolve. When going through a divorce, there are certain factors each party may want to pay special attention to regarding their individual estate.

Helping Children Deal with the Emotional Impact of Divorce

Divorce and separation are very difficult for all parties involved. Children who have parents going through a divorce are commonly faced with confusion, conflict, and anxiety. Helping children deal with this emotional stress can be difficult and often require family counseling and independent counseling for the child. But what happens when a parent wants to help their child deal with these issues at home, but doesn't know how to approach the subject? Companies like Zipland Interactive Ltd., have worked to solve this problem.