Author Archives: Pittsburgh Attorney Blog

Divorce can be a daunting topic and situation to approach. When many think of divorce, one important item that usually comes to mind is the topic of alimony. Some may worry that they will have to pay a large amount of alimony each month while some may worry that they will not get their fair […]

Many divorcing couples have a laundry list of items that they know will be a part of their divorce communications and settlement – their children, house, cars, family business, vacation rental, 401K, etc. However, one item that many people do not think to add to this list is the subject of college for their children. […]

If you own a business and you are heading into a divorce, you are most likely wondering how you and your business will be affected by the divorce. Outcomes of divorces that include joint business ownership vary based on several components. Considerations and results will be unique to the situation. This is not a one […]

Being a parent is not an easy job. While it is extremely rewarding, it also comes with its own set of challenges. When a couple gets a divorce, child custody can create additional hurdles. For example, creating a custody schedule that both parents are comfortable with and learning to cope when their children are with […]

While marriage can be rewarding, it is something that often needs a lot of work and can have its own set of challenges. Similarly, while a family business can be successful, it does not always go smoothly and can take a lot of work from all parties involved. When you combine both a marriage and […]

No divorce is easy. Each divorce has its own unique circumstances that could make it feel challenging at times. When you add the addition of a high net worth individual to the mix, the divorce gets even more complex due to all the assets that need to be considered. If you are in a high […]

If you are married, do you know the legal implications of your marriage?  Do you know your rights and responsibilities in relation to your spouse and relationship?  Many married couples do not, and this is where a marital agreement may come into play.  A marital agreement can be made before a marriage or after a […]

When someone thinks of a divorce, they may think of an expensive, drawn-out court battle where important marital property or economic claims are at stake. Many do not know that there is another option that might be better suited to their needs and situation. Instead of going to court, consider divorce mediation.  Mediation allows you […]

Prior to making a final decision to seek a divorce, many spouses who experience marital troubles separate or live separate and apart. Living separate and apart or being separated can occur while living in the same residence if there has been a cessation of the marital relationship and communication that the parties are separating. There […]

It is not uncommon for someone to be unaware of the ins and outs of divorce unless they work with the subject on a day-to-day basis. Because of this, if a divorce is something you are considering, you likely have many questions such as: what is involved with a divorce, how are the family assets […]