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Blog Posts in 2012

  • Shopping Spree or Addiction after an Uncontested Divorce?

    || 30-Dec-2012

    Going on a shopping spree after a divorce is not an uncommon occurrence. Hollywood celebrities have filled pages of tabloids with their post divorce purchases. Some may be in search of a chemical high associated with shopping. Let's face it, if we have an experience which makes us feel good we want to repeat the sensation. Some people who have gone through an uncontested divorce find comfort ...
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  • Guns, Uncontested Divorce & Marital Settlement Agreements

    || 21-Dec-2012

    Vernon Winfrey, Oprah Winfrey's father, looks like he is headed for a heated contested divorce. Divorce allegations include having an affair, income from a trust his daughter set up for him, and holding a gun during an argument with his sixty-four year old wife Barbara Winfrey. It has been reported that the million dollar residence is now gun free. In a tragic divorce situation, a spouse may ...
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  • 2 Vital Tips When Confronting A Cheating Spouse

    || 14-Dec-2012

    You have noticed your spouse's behavior has changed and it has raised some red flags of infidelity. Behavioral changes can range from being suddenly over attentive to often being absent. We have two vital steps to initially take when dealing with a cheating spouse. Initially Keep Quiet Sure, your first instinct is to confront him or her and possibly making him or her feel as bad as you felt ...
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  • Uncontested Divorce Quotes

    || 9-Dec-2012

    During an uncontested divorce,it's a good idea to have a tool bag filled with items an d activities that can help you along the way. Some of these items might include a music list, fun things to do with your children and/or secret stash of your favorite comfort food. Another item we would like to give you is a list of quotes to refer to when you need a quick boost. Whether you live in ...
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  • What is a Child-Focused Uncontested Divorce?

    || 4-Dec-2012

    Child-focused divorces have captured the attention of the media and are becoming a model for many divorcing parents living in Philadelphia and other Pennsylvania cities. Parents facing uncontested divorces are starting to look to see how they can put the interests of children first instead of using them as a bargaining tool. Often these same parents were children of divorced households and do not ...
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  • 5 Tips for Dating After an Uncontested Divorce

    || 30-Nov-2012

    Your uncontested divorce and marital settlement agreement papers have been signed and you feel like you are ready to dive back into the dating scene. This can be an exciting time in your life. The joy of discovering someone new and them thinking you are great just the way you are can give you a great boost. So, we have put together some tips for jumping back into dating. Rebound Date You have been ...
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  • What Happens If My Name Is On Our Mortgage But Not On Deed?

    || 27-Nov-2012

    Sometimes clients getting an uncontested Pennsylvania divorce, whether in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, or another city, want to change the deed to their home. This can mean adding or removing a name or names. This should be addressed in a marital settlement agreement. Two questions often come to mind: 1. Who is responsible for making payments on the home if your name is on the deed but not the ...
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  • 6 Dating Traps After an Uncontested Divorce

    || 24-Nov-2012

    In our last blog we shared some tips on how to get back into the dating scene after an uncontested divorce. In this two part series we also want you to be aware of some of the what not to do before heading out the door with your next date into the Philadelphia or Pittsburgh night life. Assess your baggage It's easy to point out the 101 ways how your ex spouse was hurtful, but remember your own ...
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  • Adult Children and Their Parent's Uncontested Divorce

    || 21-Nov-2012

    As the rate of baby boomers divorcing is increasing in cities such as Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, so are the issues surrounding uncontested divorces. Traditionally, adult children have anticipated that their parents will experience health problems, but they often don't imagine having to run between two different homes to take care of their parents. Other topics of concern for ...
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  • Can I Get A Same Sex Uncontested Divorce in Pennsylvania?

    || 16-Nov-2012

    Gay/lesbian marriages are not recognized in the state of Pennsylvania or its cities, such as Philadelphia or Pittsburgh. Since they are not legally recognized by the state, gay and lesbian couples cannot get an uncontested divorce in Pennsylvania. Without legal recognition in the commonwealth, there can generally be no legal dissolution of the marriage. Six states in the U.S. and Washington, D.C. ...
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  • Uncontested Divorce Apps

    || 13-Nov-2012

    The evolution of an uncontested divorce in Pennsylvania is quickly growing in areas such as technology. Five years ago an eDivorce was not an option for couples who wanted an uncontested divorce in our state. Other technological options are becoming part of the landscape of uncontested divorces such as social media and divorce apps. If you are from a big city like Philadelphia or a smaller town ...
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  • Need A Night Away from your Uncontested Divorce?

    || 9-Nov-2012

    An uncontested divorce can be difficult, especially when trying to negotiate your marital settlement agreement with your spouse. Some days are tougher than others. If you need to take a break, you might want to consider catching a funny musical about divorce. Divorce the Musical – Better Mad Than Sad recently showed in New York City at the Triad Theater. This musical is based on the personal ...
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  • Joint Custody vs Sole Custody in Uncontested Divorce

    || 2-Nov-2012

    Uncontested divorce brings up many uncertainties and questions, especially with regard to how to deal with your children. As you are working out your marital settlement agreement with your spouse one of the questions which may surface is how to handle child custody. In this entry we present some of the differences between joint and sole custody in order for you to better understand how you would ...
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  • Closure After an Uncontested Divorce

    || 27-Oct-2012

    Your marital settlement agreement has longed since been signed and you now have the uncontested divorce decree in your hands. Yet, you feel that there is something not quiet right. You may be sensing that you need some form of closure. We have some ideas to help you move on to the next phase in your life by possibly finding some closure. Letter Writing After any type of divorce, whether a simple, ...
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  • Tips for an Uncontested Divorce and Special Needs Children

    || 24-Oct-2012

    Uncontested divorce can be challenging on several levels, including not having a solid support structure and unemployment. Add special needs children into the equation, and the parental stress can increase enormously. Once you have decided that you will file for an uncontested divorce there are some things you can do to prepare for a post divorce life with your special needs child. Build A Support ...
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