Prenuptial agreements offer a variety of different benefits couples about to enter a marriage may not always be familiar with but should be aware of.
DUI charges are taken seriously and can result in stiff penalties and hefty fines. Accused individuals face time in jail, significant fines and the potential loss of their driver's license when facing DUI charges. In addition, there can be many negative impacts on the accused individual's life related to DUI charges including increased insurance rates and other personal and professional consequences. As a result, it is helpful to be familiar with DUI charges in Pennsylvania and how to defend against them when facing them.
The divorce process can be difficult on everyone involved including the couple, children and family members. Understanding what to expect from the divorce process can be helpful as divorcing couples navigate through the process.
There are many important issues divorcing couples have to sort out during a divorce and child support is one of them. Understanding how child support is determined can help divorcing couples with their child support concerns during their divorce.
There is a lot that divorcing parents have to consider when facing divorce, and child custody is one of them. Legal resources are available to help divorcing couples prepare for the divorce process and guide them through it.
Understanding child custody can be a complex process but it can be one of the most important considerations parents are looking at, and may be worried about, going into a divorce. Knowing what the different types of child custody arrangements are, and how they can impact the divorcing couple and their family, can be crucial.
One of the most common topics and concerns that comes up during divorce is property division. It is helpful, then, to understand how property is divided in Pennsylvania when a couple is divorcing. Divorcing couples likely have many questions concerning property division.
Previously, judges in Pennsylvania used the best interests standard to make child custody determinations without outlining what would be considered relevant for making this determination. This left both a lot of discretion and ambiguity around the topic with each party throwing whatever they thought was relevant to the decision and judges using their discretion. In 2011, however, the law changed slightly -- even though the best interests standard was being followed, the law laid out what factors should be given weighted consideration.