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One Signature Divorce in Pennsylvania

When Pennsylvania’s no-fault divorce law became effective in June of 1980, it was a very big deal. We were the 49th state to enact no-fault divorce and we did it in a very modern way. Unlike any other state, if the parties were able to settle everything on their...

Pennsylvania DIY Divorce and Divorce “Kits”

First of all, Davis Divorce Law does NOT sell “divorce kits” or DIY (Do-It-Yourself) divorce instructions. I, Michael E. Davis, Attorney At Law, will be your divorce attorney. I will prepare and file all of the required documents with the Court. You, my...

Paying For A Divorce Out Of A Joint Account

I know of a situation wherein Spouse A was married to Spouse B and they had a joint checking account. Either A or B could write checks on the account without the knowledge or permission of the other. A went to work every day, with the checkbook, while B stayed home...

Does Marital Debt in PA Stop at Separation or Divorce?

When discussing marital debt several factors are involved. Divorce law is concerned with who must pay which debts. Contract law is simpler as it is just concerned with debts being paid and the creditors (those to whom debts are owed) do not care who pays as long as...

When Will My Pennsylvania Divorce Automatically Go Through?

Quick Answer: When will my Pennsylvania divorce automatically go through? Because contesting a divorce in Pennsylvania after a one-year separation requires no lawyer and no money, no divorce is ever automatic. In a low-cost, simple, uncontested, no-fault divorce, just...

Can I Force My Spouse To Take A Drug Test

Quick Answer: Can I force my spouse to take a drug test? While a Court might require a parent to be tested for drugs in a custody case where that person’s fitness to be a parent is important to know, forcing such testing in a divorce action, especially a...