Monthly Archives: September 2018

When Custody Arrangements can be Changed

In some situations, divorced parents in Georgia need to request a child custody modification. Courts will only grant these requests if it is determined that doing so in the best interest of the child involved. If it is determined that granting this order will help to remove a child from immediate harm, courts are even […]

Divorcing When You Have Debt on Your House

Many people think of their homes as one of the most important assets to be divided during a divorce. In many cases, however, divorcing couples are behind on payments on a house and in some cases are even facing foreclosure. It is critical to understand what to do if you are facing divorce and your […]

Statements Allowed in Prenuptial Agreements

While many people have heard of prenuptial agreements, they are still confused about what exactly these documents can and can not include. While some of the details that people decide to include in pre-nuptial agreements are widely known, some of the other details are specific and unique. This article will take an in-depth look at […]

IRA Mistakes to Avoid in a Georgia Divorce

In a large number of divorces in Georgia, there are one or more particularly complicated issues that must be resolved before the divorce can conclude. For some, the most challenging issues involve custody issues; for many other individuals the most challenging issues involve the division of a specific type of asset. One particularly complicated and […]

Divorce and Teacher Retirement Benefits

Some types of benefits are particularly difficult to divide as part of a divorce. While it might seem surprising, teacher retirement benefits are one of the most challenging types of benefits to divide as part of a divorce. It is critical for teachers and their spouses to understand how to divide these benefits. In many […]

The Role of Military Pension in a Divorce

One of the most common questions that United States service members have about divorce is how military pensions will be handled. The answer is that the distribution of these pensions is governed by the Uniformed Services Former Spouse Protection Act. If you are a service member or married to a service member and are now […]

Ownership Rights for an Ex-Spouse’s Inheritance

One of the most challenging issues involved in divorce is asset division, especially when it involves complex assets such as real estate or an inheritance. Another complicated type of asset is an inheritance gained by a current, former, or soon-to-be-former spouse. To determine whether you will be able to claim any of this inheritance, there […]

Signs Your Spouse is Trying to Hide Assets

No matter if you just filed for divorce or are in the middle of the divorce process, it can be uncomfortable when you suspect that your former spouse is hiding assets from you. Fortunately, an experienced divorce attorney can help you respond to this type of illegal activity. It can also prove helpful to understand […]

Financial Issues to Address Before a Divorce

Divorce often results in a number of substantial financial changes in a person’s life. It is common to feel uncertain about what impact these changes will have on your life. One of the best ways to respond to the many financial issues that can arise during a divorce is to prepare carefully for the process. […]

Anticipating Which Spouse Will Get the House in a Divorce

No matter if a family lives in a modest or expensive home, one of the most common questions asked after a divorce is what will happen to that home. While not always true, the sale of a house in Georgia follows a predictable path. Judges in Georgia divide property equitably, which means fairly, but not […]

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