When Parents Live in Different States

October 27, 2016 | Child Custody

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In the United States, it is reported that the percentage of marriages that fail is somewhere between 40 and 50 percent.  But married couples are not the only ones who split up and live apart.  The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) provides that 40 percent of all births are to unmarried couples.  Although the CDC does not specifically state how many of the unmarried couples live apart, it is fair […]

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Pittsburgh Family Law Attorneys, Staff Participate in American Heart Association Walk

October 21, 2016 | Community

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The Pittsburgh family law attorneys, staff and extended family at our Downtown-based matrimonial law firm are participating in the 2016 Pittsburgh Heart Walk on the North Shore on Saturday, Oct. 29. The team has a recruitment goal of 10 members and hopes to raise $500 by the organization’s deadline of Dec. 29. According to the American Heart Association’s website, the Heart Walk is the group’s “premiere event for raising funds […]

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Pittsburgh Divorce Lawyers Take a Look at Divorce After Age 50

September 30, 2016 | Divorce

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More Americans 50 and older are divorced than widowed.  A half-century ago, only 2.8 percent of Americans older than 50 were divorced. By 2000, the number increased to 11.8 percent. While many divorcing couples face the stress of selling a marital home or arranging for new housing, for those over age 50, there are specific concerns that must be addressed in a divorce case, including: Delayed Retirement: A divorcing couple […]

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Divorce Basics

September 23, 2016 | Divorce

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Just like every wedding is unique and different, every divorce is slightly different from all others as well.  Although there is no such thing as a “cookie cutter divorce,” there are some common basics that apply to almost everyone facing divorce regardless of the length of their marriage, the reason for the breakup or the size of their marital estate. Read and Understand Read and understand everything that is prepared […]

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