A divorce can be a trying time for you and your former spouse. It's already a sad and hurtful time, but it's even worse considering that during divorce hearings, information may come to light that is difficult to hear. However, it's important to remain mature, civil, and respectful. According to psychologist Susan Quilliam, "Dignity is our best friend in a crisis because it reminds us that, although we may be at the mercy of uncertain circumstances, we can at least be in control of ourselves." Consider these tips to help navigate through your divorce with dignity.
Paternity is probably the most important aspect of your divorce, more so than alimony. Paternity can impact many things, and will significantly affect your life once the divorce has been finalized. What do you need to know about paternity in Pennsylvania?
It's a feeling no one wants to face, but it's something that could come into your life at some point. Asking for a divorce is never fun, but it may be a conversation you need to have one day.
While America has made some mistakes in the past, the march of social progress-however much it may slow down at some points-will always continue to move forward. Zitomer Law is proud and honored to be a legal practice with a family law focus on every kind of family and legal union, including LGBT marriages. But this means we also understand that with something as relatively new to the legal scene as the recent recognition of LGBT unions, there may still be some uncertainty and confusion of the legal options when things go wrong.
One of the great misconceptions of the pre-nuptial agreement is that, as a legally binding contract, once everything has been signed "on the dotted line," this means that the document can no longer be questioned or contested. In fact, nothing could be further from the truth. While a pre-nup is indeed designed to lock down certain things, and a provide some structure and certainty in the event of a divorce, that doesn't mean that it can't be contested.