Finances are one of the major aspects of the divorce process. Going through a divorce can be difficult -- both mentally and emotionally. Spending the rest of one's life with a particular person may not be the plan anymore. This means that many financial items that were once shared will now have to be separated. However, couples considering divorce in Pennsylvania may want to be aware of all the financial aspects involved.
A professional football player who helped lead his team to victory in this year’s Super Bowl championship game has recently filed for divorce from his wife. The couple has known each other since high school and attended college together, but married just two years ago after graduation. Shortly after their 2012 nuptials the then-college football player was signed to the Seahawks as a quarterback. As a new recruit his original four-year contract amount was rather low compared to other players in the same position on the team, but after this year’s excellent performance on the field many imagine that his renegotiation will be for a much larger amount.
A man who donated sperm to a lesbian couple to help them have a child is facing a court order to pay one of those women child support. The order came after one of the mothers of the child applied for public assistance, a process which required her to disclose the identity of the donor and led the state to contact the man and demand that he provide the financial assistance that the family needed.