To the best of my knowledge, using Facebook as a way to serve legal papers or proving notice of a lawsuit or other legal issue has not been addressed by Pennsylvania courts, but that doesn’t mean it won’t in the future. Recently, two different states took two different approaches to the use of Facebook as a method of legal notice.
The division of martial property can be one of the more complex aspects of any divorce proceeding.
In its October 22, 2014 decision, the Appellate Division Second Department in Ebel v. Ebel upheld an open-court divorce settlement stipulation against the attack of the wife.
There are over 4,000 online forms on LawHelp Interactive, the largest national online document assembly platform designed specifically to meet the needs of low-income communities and the legal aid providers that serve them.
“What’s included” is a question which I hear many times each week as I meet with clients who are thinking about or embarking on the path of divorce or separation. What assets are included in the marital estate is defined by statute in New Jersey.
So, you want to be divorced. Your spouse is clueless of your feelings, in denial, or just wouldn’t agree to a divorce. Are you out of luck, stuck in your marriage or can you extricate yourself and obtain a divorce in New York?
Family court judges make significant decisions affecting our nation’s families, yet these judges are often undervalued—even by their peers on the bench.
With many couples choosing to cohabitate and forgo the tradition of marriage, the number of unmarried fathers has skyrocketed. Last year, the federal government reported that 40.7% of all 2012 births were “out-of-wedlock.”