Courts can award alimony in cases where one spouse needs financial assistance to make ends meet during and after the divorce, but it's not automatic. Find out how judges determine whether alimony is appropriate in Pennsylvania divorces.
Overview of Annulment Like a traditional divorce, an annulment ends a marriage. However, an annulment is a legal proceeding that goes further by declaring a marriage invalid or void through a court order. In some cases, it’s as if the marriage never happened. Some individuals may want an annulment
In Pennsylvania, you can be single, married, or divorced, but there is no law that allows you to be “legally separated.” When couples decide to separate, however, they face many of the same legal issues divorcing couples do, including how to divide property, cover expenses, and ensure the children continue to spend time with both parents.
In Pennsylvania, both parents must provide financial support to their children at least until the children turn 18 or become emancipated, which means they can support themselves. When parents have divorced, separated, or have never lived together, the parent with more custodial time is generally entitled