As you might imagine, our divorce clients at Huckabee, Weiler, & Levengood, P.C. often hold working collaboratively as one of their lowest priorities. After all, they are typically nearing the end of a significant partnership in which teamwork, compromise and mediation have failed. However, we usually advise our clients here in Pennsylvania to work together with their spouses and our extended network of experts to obtain the best possible resolution for their own interests.
Say that you and your wife, before you married, drew up a prenuptial agreement that addressed several areas. One of them was child custody, and you agreed for your wife to have custody of any children from the marriage. You would have liberal visitation.
Pennsylvania residents who wish to protect their wealth, ideals and investments for posterity face known and unknown challenges from various parties. Estate planning is often the answer to this problem. However, many individuals do not have adequate documents established to have a reasonable chance of carrying out their wishes should they become unable to do so themselves.
Some Pennsylvania couples decide that they can share a business just as well as they share a home, and many married couples do successfully run a business together. But is forming a business with a wife or a husband the right call for you? As with any business formation, there are pros and cons to working with your spouse that should first be considered.
There are many ways someone might go about forming a business in Pennsylvania. Some of these are very simple, such as recording independent earnings and using those records to file as self-employed on annual tax returns to establish a sole proprietorship. Other methods could require applicants to compose complex documents and complete several stages of official approval.