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After the Breakup
Jul 10, 2020

After the Breakup

Blog, Divorce Survival

Why do breakups hurt so much, even when the relationship is no longer working? A divorce or breakup represents loss, not just of the relationship, …

Blended Families and Managing Relationships with the Ex
Jul 8, 2020

Blending Families? It’s all about the kids

Blog, Divorce and Children, Divorce Trends: Children and Divorce

The trend in child custody is a shared or 50/50 schedule, so children spend equal time with both parents. This means it’s very likely that …

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Jun 23, 2020

Divorce After 50: Special Considerations

Blog, Dividing Finances, Divorce and the Law, Divorce in Pennsylvania, Divorce Mediation

What are the issues unique to couples over the age of 50? When couples 50+ seek a divorce, it’s very likely a long-term marriage of …

Jun 17, 2020

Divorcing? When Should I Leave the House?

Blog, Divorce and the Home

Divorcing couples are often concerned about the timing of when one spouse should leave the marital home. From an economic perspective, it is more efficient …

divorce and pets
Jun 5, 2020

Where will Fido and Fluffy live after your divorce?

Divorce Mediation, Divorce Settlement, Divorce Survival

Couples facing a divorce have countless issues to address. One that comes up all the time is what do we do with our pets? For …

May 28, 2020

How to Prepare Your Children for Divorce

Blog, Children and Divorce, Co-Parenting, Divorce and Children

Make sure the kids Know that Mom and Dad are still Mom and Dad You have made the decision to divorce. You have young children. …

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May 21, 2020

Infidelity During Covid-19

Blog, Communication

Can the Covid-19 lockdown actually help couples regain intimacy and strengthen their relationship. Here’s an interesting article from Psychology Today. Infidelity and Covid-19

inheritance and divorce alpha center for divorce mediation
May 15, 2020

Can I keep my inheritance in my divorce?

Blog, Dividing Finances, Divorce and Finances, Divorce Mediation

It depends. The 1980 revision of the Pennsylvania Divorce Code created equitable distribution. Equitable distribution means that all assets and liabilities – your finances and …

3 advantages to mediationAlpha Center for Divorce Mediation
May 14, 2020

3 Advantages to Mediating Your Divorce

Blog, Divorce and Children, Divorce Mediation

It takes two people to get married. However, it takes only one to decide to divorce. Once that person makes the decision, it is up …

Discovery in Divorce Alpha Center for Divorce Mediation
May 12, 2020

Discovery Phase in Divorce: Complicated or Straightforward? Your choice.

Blog, Divorce and the Law, Divorce Attorney, Divorce Mediation

The 1980 Pennsylvania Divorce Code revision established the no-fault divorce – no grounds required. It also established equitable distribution – guidelines for how the marital …

Choosing to Make Best Decisions During Divorce - Alpha center for Divorce Mediation
May 7, 2020

A Heroic Effort: Choosing to Make the Best Decisions during a Divorce

Blog, Divorce Attorney, Divorce Mediation

“It is under the greatest adversity that there exists the greatest potential for doing good, both for oneself and others.” ▬ Dalai Lama XIV

Grieving the Losses of Divorce
May 5, 2020

This is only temporary – the time after divorce and before your new life

Blog, Divorce Survival, Plan Future

The time between divorce and an established new life can be as stressful as going the divorce process. Greg Hubbard, an attorney-mediator at Alpha Center …

DIY Divorce Unexpected Costs
May 1, 2020

Without a well-thought out plan even a ‘simple’ divorce can cost unexpected $$$

Blog, Divorce Attorney, Divorce Mediation

DIY Divorce Doesn’t Come with a How to Manual Many couples believe that without property, such as a house, or children, getting divorced should be …

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Apr 29, 2020

Domestic Violence During Lockdown: How to Cope and Stay Safe

Blog, Divorce and Physical Safety

Domestic Violence During Lockdown: How to Cope and Stay Safe