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Blog Posts in April, 2015

Legislative Alert: Major change coming for the 2-year PA divorce waiting period?

Parties can seek a divorce as soon as 90 days after the service of the Complaint in Divorce, if they both agree to move forward. But what happens if one party does not want to move forward with the ...
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Inherited IRA's and bankruptcy

Retirement funds such as 401K's, IRAs and 403b accounts are generally protected in bankruptcy. That is, retirement accounts are not reachable by creditors but instead remain with the holder, even ...
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A tool for squabbling co-parents: Our Family Wizard

OurFamilyWizard is a website and software program for co-parents. It was created in 2001 and is extremely popular, having been used by more than 100,000 families. It is also widespread, having been ...
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Case Notes: Attaching a disablity fund to pay Pennsylvania alimony

The issue of attaching a disability fund with a "non-attachment clause" in order to pay alimony was the subject of the recent Pennsylvania Superior Court case of Uveges v. Uveges, 103 A.3d ...
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Taxes and military pensions in a divorce

In previous blog posts, we discussed the difficulties in dividing a military pension in a divorce. It can be done, but it needs to done carefully and with full knowledge of the process. In fact, no ...
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Tax filing status during divorce proceedings

Which tax filing status can you choose during a Pennsylvania divorce proceedings? The first thing to understand is that your tax status is determined by your marital status on December 31 of the tax ...
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