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Post-Divorce Financial Recovery Goals

Financial loss is common during and immediately following a divorce. Men in particular have a difficult time recovering financially from a prolonged divorce. Though many studies have focused on how long women stay in poverty after divorce, research has shown that men take longer to rebound after a divorce. After having every aspect of your […]

Can I Challenge My Prenuptial Agreement?

Prenuptial agreements are legal documents that outline what each spouse is entitled to if a marriage dissolves. Once considered to be antiquated, the prenuptial agreement has slowly grown in popularity as the average age of people marrying for the first time increases. Men and women who get married after establishing careers, purchasing property, or launching […]

Child Custody Requests That Backfire

Parents who decide to separate or divorce are often worried about the effect their choice will have on their mutual children. A parent who is committed to preserving the mental and physical health of his or her children will want to spend as much time as possible with those children following the divorce. Unfortunately, there […]

Why Your Family Judge Needs to Know About Domestic Violence

Domestic violence has become something that more adults are comfortable discussing.  Unfortunately, even understanding that the public opinion on domestic violence has changed, many adults experiencing domestic violence are afraid to talk about their experiences. Embarrassment, shame, and fear can prevent a person from disclosing abuse even when he or she is going through a […]

Tips for Dealing with an Ex Who Will Not Pay Uninsured Medical Expenses

Medical coverage is one of the issues that parents must discuss during the divorce or child custody process. Maintaining health insurance for a child is often included in the custody and child support decree with the amount paid to keep medical insurance used to calculate child support amounts. Usually, the custody and child support agreement […]

Why Online Divorce is Not Always a Good Idea

Over the past few years, the online “do it yourself” divorce industry has grown. Companies all over the United States promise to make uncontested divorces easy, affordable, and less time consuming. Some have even created apps that couples can use to manage their divorce filings. Unfortunately, couples who have attempted to use online divorce companies […]

How Mortgages can Cause Post-Divorce Credit Problems

The most expensive asset a couple typically purchases together during their marriage is a home. Unlike vehicles bought as a couple, partners cannot take the property with them after their divorce is finalized. Deciding how the house is disposed of becomes difficult if one partner wants to keep the house while the other person wants […]

First Steps to Take When Rebuilding Credit After a Divorce

Finances suffer during a divorce no matter how cooperative two adults are, due to the costs associated with legal proceedings and reestablishing a single-income household. Once your divorce is finalized, rebuilding your credit as a single adult should be one of your first priorities.  Without the cushion of an additional income, especially if you were […]

Back to School Tips for Separated Parents

As summer comes to an end and children and parents prepare for the beginning of a new school year, some anxiety is only natural. Children must adjust to a new teacher and new classmates while their parents must get accustomed to a different routine. When a couple is newly separated, the stress associated with the […]

Getting Divorced While Expecting a Baby

Obtaining a divorce is difficult when both parties are unable to agree on major issues. If a spouse is pregnant during the time that divorce is initiated, things can become even more complicated. While Georgia does not prevent a couple from filing for divorce while a spouse is pregnant, the impending birth can affect how […]