Category Archives: Divorce


Who Gets the Dog?

In reading the last blog on our website (Providing for Our Pets – In Sickness and in Health), it reminded me of how often a pet can become an unexpected part of a divorce.  Most pet owners, myself included, view [...Read More]

Attorneys Susan Good and Sandy Meilton talk about Divorce Law on Good Day PA

In divorce matters, one of the biggest misconceptions about divorce is that it has to be a battle. That is not true. There are options, other than litigation, for the way in which couples handle their divorce. In this segment [...Read More]

No-Fault Divorce Separation Period Requirement Reduced

Governor Signs Legislation Reducing the No-Fault Divorce Separation Period From 2 Years to 1 Year On October 4, 2016, Governor Wolf signed legislation into law that makes a major change to the Pennsylvania Divorce Code relating to no-fault divorce. Prior to this [...Read More]

Brangelina – Child Custody at the Forefront

Allegations of Abuse in Brangelina Divorce While divorce among the superstars gets more attention from the press and media, at the end of the day, the problems confronted are the same as those faced by most divorcing couples.  Case in [...Read More]

 Interplay of Divorce and Bankruptcy in Pennsylvania (Part 2)

Divorce & Bankruptcy As you may have seen from my most recent blog, my firm, Daley Zucker Meilton & Miner is holding a free seminar  on Divorce and Bankruptcy on September 27, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. in our Lemoyne office. [...Read More]

Free Seminar: How Do Divorce and Bankruptcy Impact Each Other

Divorce and Bankruptcy in Pennsylvania In preparation for an upcoming seminar, the attorneys at Daley Zucker Meilton & Miner, LLC, will do a series of posts to introduce the topic of the interplay between divorce and bankruptcy.  The seminar is tentatively [...Read More]

Pennsylvania Looks To Shorten Length of Time for No Fault Divorces

Shorter Time Periods for No-Fault Divorces in Pennsylvania? Currently pending in the Pennsylvania Senate is legislation that will reduce the length of time for a no fault divorce. The proposed legislation has already passed in the House. The current statute [...Read More]

Who Gets the Couch? Personal Property & Divorce

How is Personal Property Divided During a Divorce? Dividing the financial assets in a divorce can be relatively straightforward.  Dividing the parties’ “stuff” can be much more difficult.  The reason is that, typically, there is much more emotion involved relating [...Read More]

No Such Thing as “Legal Separation” in Pennsylvania

  “Legal Separation”?  Not in Pennsylvania Clients seeking a divorce often ask what they need to do to be legally separated.  The answer is a simple one: either move out of the marital residence or file a divorce complaint.  There [...Read More]

Discovery in Divorce

Discovery in Divorce is Part of the Process I am often asked by clients, “why do I have to provide my spouse with copies of my personal credit card statements?!”.  The answer is because the law says so.  Discovery may be [...Read More]