What Are the Consequences of a Gray Divorce?
On behalf of Law Office Of Deborah M. Truscello posted in Divorce on December 2, 2021
The rate of divorce continues to rise each year. One demographic that has seen a particularly sharp increase in the divorce rate is that of older couples. The term gray divorce was developed by AARP to signify adults older than 50 who are in the process of separating. There are many factors causing the rates… Read More
What Should I Know about Remarrying after Divorce?
On behalf of Law Office Of Deborah M. Truscello posted in Divorce on October 14, 2021
Marriage is a popular institution. Nearly 90 percent of people get married in their lifetime. Unfortunately, many of those unions do not last. When divorce happens, however, about 70 percent of people who have divorced end up remarrying. About half of those individuals remarry within five years of their divorce. For reasons that are highly… Read More
Who is at Fault for a Sudden Divorce?
On behalf of Law Office Of Deborah M. Truscello posted in Divorce on August 2, 2021
Some marriages gradually end, but others are sudden, and a spouse may not know where to turn next. When a divorce is filed unexpectedly, the blindsided spouse might feel overwhelmed, sadness, confusion, and anger. Some individuals who feel they have been wronged by their former spouse may think it is only fair for a judge… Read More
What Happens to Debt in a Divorce?
On behalf of Law Office Of Deborah M. Truscello posted in Divorce on July 19, 2021
Pennsylvania is an equitable distribution state, which means that assets are divided fairly for both parties in a divorce. It is important to note that the division is not necessarily even. Owing to this, many divorcing couples may wonder how marital debt will be handled. Much of this depends on whose name is on each… Read More
Who Pays for Summer Camp When Parents are Divorced?
On behalf of Law Office Of Deborah M. Truscello posted in Divorce on May 24, 2021
With warmer weather comes more outside activities, and school-age children are likely excited to go to summer camp once school is out. Although children are looking forward to summer camp, parents may have hesitations, especially if they have gone through a divorce. The costs of summer camp can be expensive, even more so if children… Read More
Can Addressing Mental Health Issues Increase Workplace Safety?
On behalf of Law Office Of Deborah M. Truscello posted in Divorce on March 30, 2021
Most people spend a significant amount of time at work, and daily events outside of work can have an impact on someone’s job performance and mental health. The National Safety Council dedicated a portion of its annual networking and trade show to address the problem of how employers should be doing more to handle mental… Read More
Can I Live with a New Partner Before My Divorce is Completed?
On behalf of Law Office Of Deborah M. Truscello posted in Child Custody on March 23, 2021
Living with another partner before a divorce is finalized is not recommended; however, every situation is different. For those wishing to cohabitate before a divorce is completed, they should reconsider if children are involved, if they share property, or if there is potential alimony. How Could My Children be Affected? A parent who has children… Read More
Why is January Known for Divorce?
On behalf of Law Office Of Deborah M. Truscello posted in Divorce on January 14, 2021
January has unofficially been called “divorce month” among family law practitioners across the United States. Divorce cases increase in January for various reasons. A common reason is that many people believe that the start of the year brings new opportunities. Couples who are considering divorce will often wait until after the December holidays to begin… Read More
Can I Keep My Pension in a Divorce?
On behalf of Law Office Of Deborah M. Truscello posted in Divorce on December 7, 2020
Pensions are important, and the person receiving the pension is guaranteed a certain amount of money as a lump amount or monthly sum during retirement. If the person is married, the spouse may be entitled to receive a percentage of the pension, even after the death of the recipient. However, the recipient never has to… Read More
Understanding Spousal Support in Pennsylvania
On behalf of Law Office Of Deborah M. Truscello posted in Child Support on November 19, 2020
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… Read More