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Property division involving marital home can be challenging

Getting divorced can be both emotionally and financially challenging, especially when two spouses are at odds about how to handle matters such as the distribution of assets. In fact, what to do about the marital home can especially be a major area of contention when it comes to property division. A couple of tips may help with effectively addressing the marital home during a divorce proceeding in Pennsylvania.

Separation, divorce, property division may cause confusion

Ending a marriage in Pennsylvania is hardly an easy and quick process. After all, many ethical and legal factors must be considered, including how to handle property division, for example. From a legal standpoint, a married couple has two options when they determine it is best for them to stop living together: legal separation or divorce.

Property division can be tricky with home, 401(k)

Now that summer is officially over and the kids are back in school for the fall, it is "official" divorce season. Going through the end of a marriage can understandably be financially challenging and emotionally confusing. However, a couple of tips may help with navigating this type of family law proceeding in Pennsylvania, specifically when dealing with property division issues.

Property division among topics addressed in divorce petition

Sometimes marriages in Pennsylvania do not always work out and divorce is unavoidable. However, figuring out how to go about getting a divorce and then deal with issues such as property division can understandably be confusing. An important first step in the divorce process is the actual act of filing for divorce.

Property division an essential aspect of divorce in Pennsylvania

When the dissolution of a marriage is inevitable, feeling overwhelmed is natural. After all, many decisions have to be made before a divorce can be finalized, such as property division. A few tips may help with navigating this type of family law proceeding in Pennsylvania.

Property division involving IRAs can be complicated

The process of getting divorced in Pennsylvania is inherently challenging from both an emotional and a financial standpoint. After all, untangling two people's lives through property division can be difficult. One area of divorce that can be particular complicated is the splitting of assets -- especially the division of an IRA plan.

Retirement funds important consideration in property division

The impact of a divorce on one's financial situation in Pennsylvania can be huge. Unfortunately, mistakes and failure to prepare may only make this situation worse in both the short term and the long term. A few tips may help with ensuring that the right steps are taken during a divorce proceeding involving property division issues.

Myths related to property division: All divorces end up in court

When a couple is getting divorced, their friends and family members may naturally try to give them advice. However, this advice has often resulted in many myths, many of which may end up doing more harm than good. A couple of myths, including one related to property division, especially tend to cause problems during divorce proceedings in Pennsylvania.

Property division handled equitably in Pennsylvania

Going through a marital split-up in Pennsylvania is never a straightforward process. After all, each divorce is different, and no matter how lengthy or short a marriage was, untangling finances and emotions can be a difficult feat. One area that of divorce that often causes conflict is property division.

Prenup can address property division in event of divorce

Marriage does not always work out for a variety of reasons, including irreconcilable differences. In this situation, having a prenuptial agreement on hand can be helpful for determining how property division should be handled as part of the divorce. However, other issues are also important to address in a Pennsylvania prenuptial agreement.

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