In Pennsylvania, What Happens if We Divorce Without Dividing Our Property?

By Matthew T. Hovey, Esquire Most couples can agree to get a divorce, but few can agree on how to divide their property.  As a result, equitable distribution in Pennsylvania can be very costly and require the assistance of an attorney and experts, such as real estate appraisers and forensic accountants.  Many couples, therefore, either choose … Continue reading In Pennsylvania, What Happens if We Divorce Without Dividing Our Property?

My Spouse is Hiding Assets! What Can I Do?

By Matthew T. Hovey, Esquire It is unfortunate, but it happens: a spouse anticipates a divorce and begins to shift or hide assets to try avoid sharing them during property distribution. If you suspect you are the victim of this fraudulent and improper behavior, then your case will require some detective work. There are a … Continue reading My Spouse is Hiding Assets! What Can I Do?

I Want to Keep the House, But the Mortgage is in Both of Our Names. What Are My Options?

By Matthew T. Hovey, Esquire Most of the clients I meet with are home-owners. In this post-real estate bubble period, almost all of the homes are mortgaged to a bank. In these situations, the first two questions I will ask of the client are (1) who has an ownership interest in the home (who is … Continue reading I Want to Keep the House, But the Mortgage is in Both of Our Names. What Are My Options?