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DIY Online Divorce: Is it right for you?

What exactly is an online divorce? For many reasons not all marriages last, and today many marriages end in divorce. In fact, Georgia has one of the highest divorce rates in the nation: only six states have more divorces than The Peach State. In Georgia, 14.11 people for every 1,000 married individuals are divorced. Why is Georgia's divorce rate so high? Simply, because Georgia's marriage rate is also very high: Read More

$2 Trillion Dollar coronavirus relief bill set to pass the senate!

What does the bill mean for you?After days of intense discussions, the White House and Senate leaders reached an agreement early Wednesday on a massive $2 trillion dollars coronavirus spending bill aimed at alleviating the economic impact of the COVID-19 outbreak. The bill is being drafted and will be voted on by the House and Senate in the next few days. Although the full text of the bill is not yet known, it Read More

Is Lockdown due to COVID-19 making your marriage problems worse?

How should you prepare for a divorce in Georgia?Due to the recent outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States many families are faced or will be soon faced with self-isolation and lockdowns. Experts suggest that American couples’ current circumstances could cause an increase in break ups and divorces, because managing relationships with family members and partners while in close confines for Read More

Contested vs Uncontested Divorce.

What is the difference?While all every divorce case is unique yours will either be Uncontested or Contested. So, what's the difference? Uncontested Divorce Stated most simply an uncontested divorce is when BOTH parties agree to the material terms of the divorce. This includes child custody, child support, alimony, division of debts, division of assets and attorney's fees. Most people want to end the marriage as Read More

Alimony

Spousal Support in Georgia, how does it work?Alimony or spousal support is a monthly payment made by one spouse to another in accordance with either a settlement agreement or a court decision. The purpose of alimony is to balance any unfair economic outcomes caused by a divorce, for example, when a stay-at-home parent suddenly needs a source of income after the divorce but has never held a job. How is the alimony Read More

Child Custody Basics

What to know about custody in Georgia?When parents get divorced, the divorce decree will specify child custody agreements which contains the details of which parent the child(ren) will live with and the circumstances under which the other parent will visit with the child(ren). Sometimes, parents work out these arrangements between themselves and others with the assistance of their attorneys, a mediator, or Read More

The Divorce Process.

You’re considering divorce in Georgia, what to expect?The  time has come after thoughtful consideration, you’re ready to file for a divorce. What do you do next? You need to learn how the process works; this understanding can help you be prepared for what’s to come. This article covers, where to file, serving and answering a divorce petition, , the general family court process, and Final Decrees of Read More

First steps to take if you are considering a divorce in Georgia.

How should you prepare for a divorce? No couple enters a marriage starts thinking they will get a divorce, but his is a reality for 1 of every 2 couples getting married in the United States. If you are considering a divorce in Georgia and need more information about the process, here are some steps to take that would begin to prepare you for what’s to come. How to prepare?Be sure of your decision to file. Once you Read More