Getting A Divorce When One Side Is Not in Pennsylvania?

Posted in Divorce on December 29, 2017

A state is known in the law as a jurisdiction and it is absolutely important that your divorce be filed in the correct jurisdiction. If a divorce is filed in the wrong jurisdiction, either by mistake or on purpose, it will be a permanently legally defective divorce forever. It would be as if the divorce… read more

Can I File a Divorce Myself in Pennsylvania?

Posted in Divorce on December 22, 2017

First, one may think that I should have used “may I” instead of “can I” in the title. In this instance, “can I” is correct. Under our law, a person “may” represent him or herself in our Courts of Common Pleas where divorces are filed, but “can” one do it correctly? Perhaps more importantly, will… read more

Pennsylvania Divorce and Undocumented Immigrants

Posted in Divorce on December 15, 2017

As we all know these days (and has been the case for most of the history of our country and others), there are people in the USA who legally may have no right to be in the USA. This is not a political discussion on that subject, just my explanation how being in the USA… read more

Can I Get a Pennsylvania Divorce If I or My Spouse Is Incarcerated?

Posted in Divorce on December 8, 2017

Whether or not anyone can get a divorce in Pennsylvania depends on many things, but, except in a somewhat unusual circumstance, one or both parties being in jail or in prison is not one of them. For a simple, uncontested no-fault divorce, if one or both parties are incarcerated, the place where he, she or… read more

Is a Pennsylvania Divorce Possible If One of Us Is in the Military?

Posted in Divorce on December 1, 2017

When one (or even both) parties to a divorce are in the full-time military service, filing a divorce in Pennsylvania may still be possible even when one party (or both) are stationed, based or posted outside of Pennsylvania…even outside of the USA or even serving for an extended time at sea. What is required is… read more

How Pennsylvania No-Fault Divorce Works

Posted in Divorce on November 24, 2017

Pennsylvania’s no-fault divorce law went into effect in June of 1980. For approximately the previous two hundred years, Pennsylvania had only fault divorce. Even the simplest uncontested fault divorces took quite a bit of a lawyer’s time as the client and lawyer had to appear in Court and the client had to testify about the… read more

How Fast Can One Get a Divorce in Pennsylvania?

Posted in Divorce on November 17, 2017

“How fast can I get my divorce?” That’s a question almost every client asks. The answer depends on several things. First, obviously, is how soon you hire your lawyer to start the process. Mike Davis at Davis Divorce Law is ready to start your divorce immediately. Second, how busy is your lawyer? Davis Divorce Law,… read more

Pennsylvania Divorce Attorney Mike Davis Reaches 43 Years of Practice

Posted in Divorce on November 13, 2017

Davis started practicing in 1974, and has helped well over 100,000 clients, reports PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA, UNITED STATES, November 13, 2017 / — Attorney Mike Davis announces his 43rd year performing divorces in the state of Pennsylvania. Mr. Davis received his Bachelor of Science in 1970 from the University of Pittsburgh and his Juris Doctor… read more

DIY Divorce Kits Are Risky And Impractical In Pennsylvania

Posted in Divorce on October 12, 2016

This article looks at three reasons why divorce kits are dangerous, especially in Pennsylvania. In recent years, more and more people have chosen to use do-it-yourself divorce kits to help them legally end their marriages. Divorce kits can appear attractive, especially since they promise a divorce quickly and cheaply. However, many people who have used… read more

Many Pros, Few Cons With An Uncontested, No-Fault Divorce

Posted in Divorce on October 12, 2016

There are many benefits to seeking an uncontested divorce. We’ve all heard that half of all marriages end in divorce. This statistic is fairly accurate, and while the divorce rate does vary from year-to-year, roughly 50 percent of all married couples do end up splitting. That number is even higher for subsequent marriages, with as… read more