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The right approach in high-asset divorce cases


The end of a marriage not only brings up negative emotions at times, such as anger, helplessness, frustration and resentment, but it brings up financial concerns as well. Issues become more complicated if the spouses are dealing with a high-asset divorce. In that type of case, the assets need to be protected, but it is also important to protect the person's rights and ensure that the assets are divided properly.

What is the importance of discussing child custody?


Child custody is an important issue often discussed in divorce cases in Philadelphia. The end of marriage does not sever the ties between parents and their children. When parents discuss child custody, emotions may run high and parents are often caught in a whirlwind of issues that often take their attention away from the most important thing -- the future of their children. Constructing a custody agreement is easy in amicable divorces, but contentious divorces often leads to lengthy custody battle where both parents argue in court, attempting to prove that they are fit to raise the children.

The importance of keeping child-custody issues private


Any Pennsylvania resident who has experienced divorce firsthand, knows that determining what happens to minor children is one of the most difficult issues to deal with. As emotions run high, divorcing parties often unleash their frustrations not only in private but also on social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Although it is understandable that a parent in distress wants to share his or her thoughts about child custody negotiations, doing so on a social media site is likely to have unintended consequences.

We can help you determine your Philadelphia child-custody options


The custody of Philadelphia minor children is a sensitive topic that often arises in divorce and in cases where the parents were never married. Who will have custody and what visitation rights will be granted to the other parent are determined during the divorce process. The prevailing principle in any child-custody decision made by a court is for the child's best interests and future. Because emotions often run high during child-custody discussions, we often advise our clients to remain calm and focus on the outcome -- how the custody arrangement will affect the child's future and the parent's relationship to his or her child.

Spouses should develop clear objectives during a divorce


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, readers know that divorce is one of the most challenging legal issues for anyone. The end of a marriage brings about many legal issues that must be tackled individually until both parties agree to a divorce settlement, or a divorce judge makes a ruling. As emotions run high, spouses may find it difficult to focus on their goals, which is why it is important to set their objectives or priorities in order to ensure a smooth transition from being married to being single.

Taking care of child custody problems with mediation


For many couples, the most difficult part of a divorce is not dividing property, but dividing time with their children. This is never an easy process for divorced couples. For some, the wounds of a break-up are still raw and constantly communicating with a parent does not help with the situation. However, parents in Pennsylvania should consider that the situation is not about both of them but for the best interests of the child.

Parents can remain heroes to their kids even during a divorce


Children in Philadelphia believe in many imaginary things such as fairy tales and monsters. They also believe in more credible thing such as their parents. As parents go through a divorce, they frequently forget the importance of their children's belief in them and often let the intense emotions of divorce overwhelm them.

How a Philadelphia spouse takes a divorce by its horns


The end of a marriage can be quite an experience for many Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, couples. Divorce issues can crush a spouse emotionally, financially and even physically. However, a divorcing spouse should not let a divorce get in the way of his or her opportunity to start a new, better life. Taking the divorce bull by the horns may be difficult, but is not impossible. There are ways to take control of a divorce before it gets out of control.

Three co-parenting tips for Philadelphia divorced parents


Divorce is not just a life-altering situation for former spouses but it greatly affects children as well. Children must go through the often-sensitive and tedious process of a child custody battle. They also have to adjust to limited and less-than-ideal interactions with their parents. Often, children get lost in the shuffle and lose their sense of security. However, there are three ways for co-parents to address the situation and make the most out of their custody arrangement.

NBA star Raymond Felton served with divorce papers


Basketball fanatics in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, may not be surprised to hear that New York Knicks' point guard Raymond Felton has been served with divorce papers. According to reports, Felton's wife is seeking to end their marriage after 19 months.

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