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Pennsylvania’s No Fault Divorce Law Has Changed

The Pennsylvania legislature has changed the no fault divorce law. The waiting period for a unilateral divorce was reduced from two to one year. Act 102 of 2016 was signed by the Governor on October 4, 2016, effective in 60 days – December 3, 2016. The new law applies only to periods of separation which […]


In Pennsylvania, unlike many other states, it is not necessary to obtain a court order to become legally separated. In fact, it is possible to obtain a Divorce without ever separating. For most couples, separation occurs when one of them moves out and establishes a separate home. In some cases, particularly when financial reasons make […]