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      Legal Separation in Doylestown and Newtown

      Client Review (Dublin, Bucks County Divorce) – “I just wanted to take a few moments to express my sincerest thanks to you and your staff for the assistance and support you gave through my divorce process. The divorce process can be an unpleasant one, however, you and your staff made it quite bearable.” ~ L. Winton See more client reviews.

      Pennsylvania state law provides husbands and wives with the right to file for a no-fault divorce. However, if either spouse opposes the divorce, the spouse seeking the divorce must wait one year from the time of the couple’s separation to obtain a no-fault divorce.

      Bucks County Legal Separation – Date of Separation

      If you are getting a divorce in the state of Pennsylvania, it is important to keep records or evidence of any kind that may prove the date of your separation. If your divorce is contested, the date of your legal separation may become an important issue in negotiations or at trial.

      It is important that you speak to a divorce lawyer in Doylestown and Newtown about your rights and responsibilities in a divorce before making any decision on moving out of marital residence and separating from your spouse. If, however, a decision was made prior to a consultation, we will be in a position to assist you with developing a comprehensive legal strategy on future steps in your divorce.

      Protect Your Financial Rights in a Bucks County Divorce

      The date you separate from your spouse is also critical to the division of marital assets and debts. Money you earn and assets you acquire after the date of your separation may be awarded to you. The debts you acquire in your name after separation may also be your responsibility. There are certain exceptions and the facts of your personal situation that will dictate the final result of your case.



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