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Q: I filed a 3301(d) and mailed it certified mail To my spouse. The problem is my spouse's daughter signed for it.

Can I still file the card and my receipt with the court?

Rebecca Ann Smith
Rebecca Ann Smith answered on Oct 13, 2016

Unfortunately, the requirements for proper service in Pennsylvania require that the spouse personally sign for the certified mail. There are other ways to effectuate service as well. It would be a good idea for you to consult with an attorney in your area to discuss the specific requirements.

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Q: My wife and I are building t home. We are doing it ourselves. We are probably 2/3 done. The property was paid for clear

Before we started. We should have equity. Any how I am going to file for divorce. I don't know how to handle the house. Neither one of us can afford to keep it by ourselves so we will have to sell it. What kind of a mess is this going to be?

Rebecca Ann Smith
Rebecca Ann Smith answered on Oct 13, 2016

Unfortunately, it is quite common that marital homes must be sold when a divorce occurs. Agreements can be drafted that specify the details of how the house will be sold and how any proceeds will be divided. Of course, divorces where the parties are amicable are less of a "mess" than divorces that... Read more »

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