Monthly Archives: September 2017

Risks Associated with a Do-it-Yourself Prenuptial Agreement

Creating a prenuptial agreement provides men and women getting married with asset protection in the event of a divorce. Without a prenuptial agreement, adults risk having to share certain financial assets that they accumulated in a sole business enterprise or may find themselves responsible for paying alimony. A person who is not sure of the […]

How a Postnuptial Agreement Benefits You

Postnuptial agreements are a legal option not always discussed, leading to many misunderstanding their purpose. In Georgia, these agreements are entered into during a marriage and outline how the couple will divide assets or debts in the event of a divorce. These agreements help both parties save money by limiting the time and complexity of […]

How a Postnuptial Agreement Benefits You

 

Postnuptial agreements are a legal option not always discussed, leading to many misunderstanding their purpose. In Georgia, these agreements are entered into during a marriage and outline how the couple will divide assets or debts in the event of a divorce. These agreements help both parties save money by limiting the time and complexity of […]

How to Handle a Confrontation with Your Ex’s New Spouse

The number of marriages in the United States has continued to increase even though studies have shown that previously married individuals are more likely to get divorced again. Though moving on is an important part of ending a relationship when you share children with a former partner, making a clean break is not always possible. […]

The Impact of Divorce on Your Physical Health

Separation and divorce are often discussed in terms of the financial damage that they cause.  What is not considered are the multiple ways the situation can negatively affect your physical health, as well. Numerous studies have shown how couples who are going through a divorce or who have recently completed a divorce report an increased […]

Moving Etiquette for Separating Couples

When a relationship has ended, a couple that shares children or that is legally married may find themselves feeling uncomfortable living in the same home. Leaving a house that is jointly owned prior to the end of litigation is not always recommended, but there are times when moving is the best possible option. The process […]

Should Fathers Fight for Custody?

In the past it was believed that the mother was always most qualified to care for the children of a marriage should the couple decide to get divorced. While women are still the primary physical custodians of most children of divorce, more men are successfully fighting for custody of their children. Custody disagreements can last […]

Four Things to Never Say During a Divorce

No divorce is complete without at least one major argument. Adults who are concerned about their children, worried about their financial futures, and distressed about the divorce itself often say things they later regret. Though disagreements are natural, there are certain things that you should never say during a divorce. Making statements that could be […]

Handling Emergencies While Sharing Parenting

A growing number of parents are deciding to share legal and physical custody of children equally instead of having them live primarily with one parent. Equal parenting time has been found to reduce the emotional and psychological effects of divorce or separation on children while allowing both parents to maintain a healthy parenting relationship. Though […]

Ways a Contempt Motion can Backfire

Filing a contempt action in family court can force a former spouse or domestic partner to abide by a court ruling regarding alimony, child support, or child custody arrangements. Contempt actions are less time consuming than initial divorce or custody hearings and are often heard by the judge who issued the court order that is […]

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