How can I File for Separation?

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Rather than a divorce, many couples choose a separation. By separating, the couple is still legally married and can decide to divorce later. While separated, the couple is usually still connected through financial responsibilities and their children. Some states allow legal separations and handle alimony, child support, child custody, and the division of marital assets. One of the main […]

Understanding Spousal Support in Pennsylvania

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The main goal of spousal support, or alimony, is to help a lower-earning, soon-to-be ex-spouse transition into a lifestyle where they can support themselves. It is important to keep in mind that alimony and child support are two separate payments. Although every divorce is different, there are some basics about how spousal support works. How is Alimony Determined? Every […]

How do Military Divorces Differ from Civilian Divorces?

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While military divorces are worked through in civilian court, they require lawyers who understand unique military matters. Specifically, they must be experienced with military rules relating to child and spousal support, the division of military pensions and benefits, service of process, and requirements regarding residency and filing. The Delaware County divorce lawyers at the Law Office of Deborah M. Truscello are […]

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