Monthly Archives: March 2017

Abuse and Custody: What You Should Know

Abuse can take many forms – physical, sexual, mental or emotional. Children can suffer abuse from a parent, or a spouse can suffer abuse from another spouse. An individual can suffer from the effects of abuse for years after the incident, and in some cases, never truly get over it. If a parent is in […]

Millennials Prefer Prenuptial Agreements

Social media, selfies, online dating, and prenuptial agreements are all the rage with millennials. In a recent blog post, we looked at why it is important to get a prenuptial agreement. It now looks like millions of Americans are protecting their assets before marriage. If you want to know just what a prenuptial agreement can […]

What is a Child Support Order?

Most often created as a part of a divorce decree or paternity ruling, a child support order outlines the amount and timeline for paying child support. When you have a child support order, it will inform a spouse how much, how often, and when a payment is to be made. If you need information on […]

Considerations for Fathers Going Through a Divorce

Each parent plays a considerable role in the lives of his or her children, and the state of Georgia recognizes this. Laws and tools are available to both parents that allow them to establish and maintain their parental relationships. The following is a set of considerations and tips that you should keep in mind as […]

Important Factors to Consider During a Gray Divorce

In a previous article we explored the concept of gray divorce and the reasons why it occurs. There are specific aspects of a gray divorce that will be unique to it and possibly different from other types of divorce. In this article, we will discuss those unique characteristics.

Retirement Benefits

Over the years you and your spouse […]

What Happens When You Contribute to Your Spouse’s Business Success?

As we have discussed in previous articles, during a divorce the court will distribute marital property through an equitable division of the assets. Marital property includes assets acquired during the marriage, enhancement in value and appreciation of non-marital assets, interspousal gifts during the marriage, real and personal property held as tenants by the entireties, and […]

Selling the Family Home

The marital home can be a great source of emotion during the time of a divorce. It can bring back memories of first buying the home as a couple, raising your children, or hosting family gatherings. Therefore, deciding to sell the home is a decision that takes much consideration.  What happens when it really is […]

Frozen Embryos and Divorce

Deciding to start a family can be a wonderful time filled with hope and excitement. However, conceiving a child can often be difficult and pose many challenges for couples. Often couples turn to in vitro fertilization (IVF) for help. IVF is a medical procedure in which an egg is fertilized by sperm in a test […]

What is Gray Divorce?

Gray divorce occurs when one or both splitting spouses are over the age of 50, or the marriage has lasted for at least 20 years. It may be surprising to some that these types of divorces are currently on the rise. Here are some common reasons for gray divorce:

Divorce Seems to Reoccur

U.S. statistics have shown […]

A Season of Divorce?

As one seasons turns into the next, changes are rampant. Not just with the weather but also in people’s lives. Children may be going back to school from break, a parent back to work, or even a decision to make a new year’s resolution finally happen. Could these changes also coincide with divorce? A recent […]

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