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6 Easy Tips in Preparing for Your First Divorce Mediation Session
First, congratulations if you have chosen to resolve your separation or divorce through mediation as it is by far the better way almost every time. Now that you have made this very wise choice for your family's future, you are probably feeling a bit anxious or nervous about how things will go. However, if you follow these 6 easy tips for your first divorce mediation session, you will see just how smoothly your mediation can go, beyond your wildest expectations:
If spouses cannot fairly divide the marital property, the court will divide it as fairly as possible. Marital fault is not a consideration in property division. In Pennsylvania, property acquired during the marriage is jointly owned regardless of title. The court considers the duration of the marriage, individual assets and potential for bringing in money, how much each contributed to the marital property, including homemaking, and who will have physical custody of the children.
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