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Jul 27, 2021

Worst Couple Ever

Divorce Mediation

The worst couple I ever had in mediation were a couple who had been married for many many years. They started off with what seemed like a deeply held commitment to cooperation and fairness; always an excellent beginning. Debbie Schneider, Esq. an attorney-mediator at Alpha Center for Divorce Mediation speaks with Georganne Ford about her experience with a couple that was unable to compromise.

Jul 21, 2021

The Mortgage Adjustment in the Child Support Calculation

Divorce and Children, Divorce and Finances

Debbie Schneider, Esq. an attorney-mediator at Alpha Center for Divorce Mediation speaks with Georganne Ford about the Pennsylvania Child Support Guidelines provision called the Mortgage Adjustment.

Child Custody is Always Modifiable
Jul 19, 2021

Child Custody is Always Modifiable

Divorce and Children

Divorce is always difficult but divorcing couples with minor children are often doubly concerned about the impact that the divorce is having on their children. Debbie Schneider, Esq. an attorney-mediator at Alpha Center for Divorce Mediation speaks with Georganne Ford about child custody.

Jul 15, 2021

Who Gets Custody of the Family Pet After a Divorce?

Divorce and Your Pets

According to current Pennsylvania law, the family pet is viewed no differently than the family couch or television in the eyes of the court. Michael Routh, an Attorney at Alpha Center for Divorce Mediation, talks with Georganne Ford about divorce and who gets to determine who receives custody of the family pet.

young children in school
Jul 2, 2021

The Three Be Method: Helping Your Child Navigate School While You Navigate Your Divorce

Blog, Divorce and Children

After a divorce, parents spend a great deal of time and energy trying to establish stability for their children, so they can regain a sense …

Jun 9, 2021

Stop Nitpicking.

Divorce and Your Health, Divorce Survival

Christine Zombardo-Laun Esq., Attorney-Mediator at Alpha Center for Divorce Mediation, talks about how nitpicking can be exhausting and ultimately very costly.

Jun 7, 2021

Reducing the Negative Effects of Divorce on Children

Divorce and Children

Making the decision to obtain a divorce is a difficult one, even more trying when there are young children involved.

Jun 3, 2021

Handling Teens and Young Adults During and After Divorce.

Divorce and Children

This blog is about handling children during and after the divorce. The “children” I refer to are the teens from 13 years all the way up to about 21 years of age.

Jun 1, 2021

Alimony in Pennsylvania

Divorce and Finances, Divorce Attorney

Alimony is a post-divorce payment that one spouse makes to the other spouse. It is fairly common in a divorce action for the spouse who earns less to make a claim for alimony. Alimony payments are ordered in cases to smooth the transition for the party who earns less and/or assist in securing their financial future.

May 25, 2021

COVID-19 Pandemic Causing Uncertainty in Divorce Rates

Divorce Mediation

The current trend in divorce rates is downward as the uncertainty of the pandemic and financial concerns force couples to stay together.

May 24, 2021

Child Custody and Covid-19

Divorce and Children

Custody of minor children in a divorce is often the most important topic for all concerned. In our mediation practice, we ask our couples to meet with a family/child therapist and create a parenting plan.

Health Insurance Personalized
Mar 24, 2021

Get New Health Insurance Before Your Divorce is Final

Divorce and Your Health

Get New Health Insurance Before Your Divorce is Final Obtaining individual health insurance is more important than you may realize. If you were covered by …

Reverse Mortgage: When is it a Good Option Especially for Seniors Going through Divorce?
Mar 11, 2021

Reverse Mortgage: When is it a Good Option ?

Dividing Finances, Divorce and Finances, Divorce and the Home

Jason Eichmiller, reverse mortgage specialist at Reverse Mortgage Reality, has helped thousands of clients find the right solution for their situation. When a couple in …

Mar 4, 2021

Divorce and Social Media: Managing What You Publish

DIvorce and Social Media, Divorce Survival

Christine Lombardo-Zaun Esq., Attorney-Mediator at Alpha Center for Divorce Mediation discusses. Social Media and Divorce: a Toxic Mix Most sensible and reasonable adults know that …

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