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Supreme Court Decision Resolves Divorce Property Division Issue

On behalf of Law Offices of Peter J. Russo, P.C. posted in Property Division on Friday, August 23, 2013. Although laws recognizing the benefits of same-sex couples are changing, even a former lawyer’s carefully drafted directives were not honored until her surviving spouse sought court assistance. The same-sex couple had been married in Canada but … Continue reading Supreme Court Decision Resolves Divorce Property Division Issue

Beware Of Accepting A Lump Sum Payment In A Divorce

On behalf of Law Offices of Peter J. Russo, P.C. posted in Property Division on Monday, May 6, 2013. Divorcing Pennsylvania might be tempted to accept a lump-sum payment for their share of a family house or other real property, or from other property division proceeds. Yet that payment option might create a false sense of … Continue reading Beware Of Accepting A Lump Sum Payment In A Divorce