Montgomery County Divorce Attorney

Guiding You Through the Process of Divorce in Norristown & the Surrounding Areas

Divorce can be an extremely emotional process for many people, but it is possible to emerge from a divorce in a better place than when they started. To properly resolve a divorce, it is important to work with a Montgomery County divorce lawyer who not only has your best interests at heart, but who also has the experience to skillfully negotiate and/or litigate this proceeding on your behalf.


 Our attorneys can effectively and efficiently guide our clients through all matters of divorce, including:

Have questions about filing for divorce in PA? For a free initial consultation, call our Montgomery County divorce lawyer at (610) 365-4733 or contact us online today. 

Over 75 Years of Family Law Experience 

At Testa & Pagnanelli, LLC, we are committed to resolving the needs of our clients. Our attorneys have over 75 years of combined family law experience.

Can I Settle My Divorce Outside of Court

While there are times when litigation is the best way to resolve a divorce, many people find out-of-court alternatives to litigation to be preferable. Settling a divorce out of court is generally less expensive and less time-consuming than other methods. Our lawyers have years of experience drafting divorce documents and guiding individuals through less-contentious divorce processes.

Divorce Mediation Options in Montgomery County

Mediation, for example, is one way our attorneys can help you resolve your divorce issues. Through this process, one of our knowledgeable lawyers will work as a neutral third party and guide all conversations toward an amicable solution.

Understanding the Divorce Mediation Process

Divorce mediation offers a collaborative and cost-effective alternative to traditional courtroom proceedings. Our experienced Montgomery County divorce attorneys can guide you through the mediation process, helping you and your spouse reach mutually agreeable solutions on key issues such as child custody, support, and the division of assets. With years of family law experience, our team is dedicated to helping clients in Norristown and the surrounding areas navigate the complexities of divorce mediation.

Benefits of divorce mediation include:

  • Reduced stress and conflict
  • Faster resolution compared to litigation
  • Control over the outcome of your divorce
  • Lower legal costs
  • Preservation of amicable relationships

Contact our Montgomery County divorce attorney at Testa & Pagnanelli, LLC to explore your options and discuss whether divorce mediation is the right choice for you.

How Can I Protect My Assets in Divorce?

For many people, asset protection is an extremely important part of the divorce process. However, you do not have to wait until you are getting divorced to address important property. Through various documents, you can protect assets long before you consider divorce and even before you are married.

The 3 most common documents we can help you create are:

  1. Prenuptial agreements: These are more likely to hold up in court and can address everything from property division to alimony but not child custody.
  2. Postnuptial agreements: Drafted after a marriage, postnups are a good way to protect individual assets should divorce become necessary.
  3. Separation agreements: Similar to a divorce agreement, a separation agreement can address child custody and support, alimony and property division.

Our attorneys can successfully advise you and your partner on which assets you should include on your documents as well as what would be the fairest for all parties involved. We have worked on countless legal documents of this time and can help you create a personalized agreement that works for your situation.

Contact The Experienced Divorce Lawyers at Testa & Pagnanelli, LLC Today!

When you choose to work with Testa & Pagnanelli, LLC, you are choosing to work with Montgomery County divorce lawyers who will do what we can to help you resolve your issue without stepping foot in a courtroom. However, if there is no way to achieve this, we are ready to aggressively litigate your position before a judge.

Call our Montgomery County divorce attorney at (610) 365-4733 or fill out our online contact form to schedule your appointment and discuss your options today. 

Commonly Asked Questions

What are the residency requirements for filing for divorce in Philadelphia, PA?

In order to file for divorce in Philadelphia, PA, at least one spouse must have been a resident of Pennsylvania for at least six months prior to filing.

Is there a waiting period for divorce in Philadelphia, PA?

Yes, there is a mandatory waiting period of 90 days after the divorce complaint is served before the divorce can be finalized.

What are the grounds for divorce in Philadelphia, PA?

Pennsylvania allows for both fault-based and no-fault grounds for divorce. No-fault grounds include irretrievable breakdown of the marriage, while fault-based grounds may include adultery, abandonment, or cruel treatment.

How is property divided in a divorce in Philadelphia, PA?

Pennsylvania follows the principle of equitable distribution, which means that marital property is divided fairly, though not necessarily equally, based on various factors such as the length of the marriage, each spouse's earning capacity, and contributions to the marriage.

Can I modify a divorce settlement after it has been finalized in Philadelphia, PA?

In certain circumstances, it is possible to modify a divorce settlement, particularly with regards to child support, child custody, or alimony, if there has been a substantial change in circumstances since the original settlement was reached.

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    Our firm will work to help you reach the next chapter quickly, efficiently, and without wasting your time and resources. 

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    Don't leave the most important part of your life to chance, our team is highly experienced and solely focused on handling family law matters. 


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