Understanding Grounds For Divorce

Ending a marriage is a painful process for all parties involved. The legal process for dissolving the marital bond has grown easier, however. Nearly all couples involved in divorce choose no fault grounds for divorce.

The lawyers at Karen Ann Ulmer, P.C., can discuss with you all options for filing for divorce in Pennsylvania, including a no-fault divorce filing. We will be your legal counselor and advocate throughout the divorce process. To learn more about how we can help you, contact us today.

Pennsylvania Divorce Attorneys

The grounds for divorce are the legal basis for dissolving the marriage. In Pennsylvania, either a period of one year (if separated after December 2016) or a period of two years of separation (if separation was before December 2016) without reconciliation will establish grounds for divorce. In addition, Pennsylvania allows the establishment of grounds for divorce by mutual written consent 90 days after the divorce is served. Pennsylvania also allows for divorce under certain fault grounds, including desertion, adultery, cruel treatment, imprisonment and insanity. You will not be divorced, however, until you have grounds and an agreement or hearing on how to divide debts & alimony.

Advocating for Your Interests in Divorce

Our attorneys are ready to advocate for your interests, regardless of the grounds for your divorce. We know how difficult this time can be for you. We will strive to provide you with the compassionate counsel you deserve. We will also explain your rights to you and how the divorce process will work.

Do You Have Sufficient Grounds for Divorce? ● Speak With an Attorney

For a call for a confidential consultation with Karen Ann Ulmer, P.C., call 215-752-6200 toll free or send us an e-mail.

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