Tag Archives: Divorce in the United States

Grounds for Divorce in Pennsylvania

At one time, grounds for Divorce were very important – getting a Divorce was about proving that you had good reasons for ending your marriage. Pennsylvania’s Divorce Law has a long history. Originally, a Divorce could be obtained only on fault grounds. In general, this meant that a person had to prove that their spouse […]

Division of Property in a Pennsylvania Divorce

If I get divorced, will I automatically get half of the property? In my house, if there is one piece of pie left, and two people who want it, we cut it down the middle. The Pennsylvania Divorce Code isn’t so simple: property is divided on the basis of “equitable” distribution. Equitable is a lawyer’s […]