Divorce Archives

Tips for splitting retirement accounts in divorce

One issue that might arise for some couples in Pennsylvania who are getting a divorce is that they need to divide a retirement account. This can be a complex process since these accounts often have rules that must be followed if there is a division because of divorce.

Overcoming co-parenting challenges when a toxic ex is involved

Parenting challenges often arise even after the most amicable of divorces. Parents in Pennsylvania who are dealing with a toxic ex-spouse may feel like the challenges they are facing cannot be overcome. Here are a few tips to help individuals who have a toxic ex-spouse.

Weighing the pros and cons of a strategic divorce

Before a couple in Pennsylvania decides that a strategic divorce is right for them, it may be wise to weigh both the pros and cons. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act along with proposed wealth taxes from presidential candidates have some people talking about the potential benefits that could come from individuals getting a divorce on paper in order to save money.

Know your child custody options

When you and your spouse get a divorce in Pennsylvania, one of the things you have to figure out is who will have custody of your children. At Huckabee, Weiler and Levengood, P.C., we know it is important for you to understand your custody options so you can find the best arrangement for your family.

Keys to a healthy divorce

When faced with the word divorce, some people in Pennsylvania may only see the long, drawn-out court battles in which each soon-to-be-ex brings up each and every fault of the other while trying to walk away with almost everything. However, divorce proceedings do not have to be so vile and hateful. There are ways that a couple can have a smooth and amicable divorce without terrible fights and selfishness.

Is it possible to run a business with your ex?

It is probably technically and legally possible to own and run a business in partnership with your ex-spouse. As long as he or she could legally sign a partnership contract or assume ownership of an LLC or corporation, then you could continue to be partners in business after the end of your marriage.

Can you keep your divorce from destroying your finances?

When you make the decision to get divorced from your spouse in Pennsylvania, chances are one of your first concerns is securing your finances and preparing for a future as an independent person. Because your finances can undoubtedly be shaken from the process of separating from someone you shared money with for a length of time, it is imperative that you begin making preparations right away so you can work to rebuild your financial foundation. 

Reviewing the factors behind the rewarding of alimony

As you enter into your divorce proceedings in Wyomissing, you may already be planning on being rewarded alimony due to your ex-spouse being in a better financial position than you are. Many that we here at Huckabee Weiler & Levengood, P.C. have the same expectation, yet are later disappointed to learn that simply not making as much money as their ex-spouse does not automatically qualify one for alimony. Spousal support is not meant to punish one for being more economically advantaged than their ex-spouse; rather, it is intended to only be a temporary source of assistance until one side of a divorced couple can enjoy the same standard of living achieved during the marriage. 

How both contested and uncontested divorces work

Pennsylvanian residents have numerous options available to them when it comes to calling it quits with a significant other. Today, we will take a look at two: uncontested and contested divorces. Each one can benefit different couples in unique ways, though they also have their own drawbacks.

EMAIL US FOR A RESPONSE

Contact Us Now To Discuss Your Legal Needs

We know you have questions, and we will be happy to provide you with the answers and sound counsel you need. To get started, call our office in Wyomissing toll free at 888-434-9531 or fill out the form below. We will return your call or email promptly.

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Huckabee, Weiler & Levengood, P.C.

1136 Penn Avenue
Wyomissing, PA 19610

Toll Free: 888-434-9531
Phone: 610-285-8386
Fax: 610-378-9896
Wyomissing Law Office Map

Review Us