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December 2013 Archives

Postnups a must for stay-at-home parent property division

Most of us have heard of prenuptial agreements - but what about a "post-nup?" That's right, a growing number of experts say that potential property division issues can be avoided entirely through the implementation of a postnuptial agreement. Even though these documents are not as air-tight as a prenup, they offer a significant amount of legal guidance and protection, especially for parents who find themselves staying at home with the kids.

State seizes sick children in child custody disputes

Parents who are seeking appropriate medical treatment for their youngsters always have the best interests of the child at heart - right? Although it seems as though this would be a fair assumptions, cities and states sometimes feel the need to remove children from the physical custody of their parents if the young person is not receiving their definition of adequate medical treatment. Pennsylvania parents with severely ill children run the very real risk of having their parental rights suspended simply because a government official does not agree with their choices for their kids. That is what happened to another East Coast family, who is now embroiled in a custody dispute that centers around their daughter's illness.

Lane, Brolin call it quits in high-asset divorce

Two of the nation's top celebrities have finally called it quits, as Josh Brolin and Diane Lane's divorce was finalized. Like many Pennsylvania couples, the pair was dealing with a high asset divorce, thanks to their nearly decade-long marriage in the spotlight. Lane has reportedly chosen to avoid seeking spousal support in the matter, even though she might have been entitled to a higher percentage of the couple's asset division. The couple split because of irreconcilable differences.

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