Monthly Archives: September 2019

What Happens if Your Spouse Refuses to Sign Divorce Papers?

As you have likely heard from anyone who has navigated the process, divorce can be a stressful and at times overwhelming ordeal. Many obstacles can occur and make the process even more complex. One potential hurdle that many people encounter is when a soon-to-be former spouse refuses to sign divorce papers. 

What should you do when […]

How to Prepare for a Child Custody Evaluation

Child custody evaluations are an important step in the custody process. During these evaluations, a court-appointed mental health professional will evaluate your family as well as your home. The professional will then make a recommendation based on his or her findings concerning the rights that a parent will have to visit with the children in […]

Advice on Sharing Your Home During a Divorce

In much the same way that every marriage is unique, so is every divorce. What works as well as what does not work varies between couples. There are, however, a number of commonalities during the divorce process, which include increasing concerns about finances and tense emotions until the process is concluded. 

Understandably, divorcing spouses often look […]

A Quick Guide to Co-Parenting Apps

Most parents will tell you that parenting is a challenging role. For parents who are co-parenting after a divorce, however, successful parenting can be even more difficult. 

Not only are there additional schedules to juggle, there is also the constant risk of miscommunication with the other parent. One tool that a growing number of parents are […]

Considering Hiring a Private Investigator?

When the concept of private investigators is introduced, many people imagine something from a movie. In reality, private investigators are often hired to help in family law cases and can be beneficial for a number of reasons. Most often, investigators are used to demonstrate that someone’s spouse is having an affair. If you have debated […]

Common Questions About Property Division During Divorce

Divorce is a trying time, which is why it is important to make sure that you are positive about ending your marriage before proceeding. Not only is it difficult to divide property, it is also common for people navigating the process to experience overwhelming emotions about having their assets divided between them and their former […]

How to Respond if a Child Refuses Visitation

There are a number of things that parents must adapt to after a divorce. One challenge is growing accustomed to a custody or visitation schedule. This is true no matter if one parent holds sole custody and the child visits with the other parent or if both parents share joint custody. 

After a court grants a […]

Orthodontic Expenses and Divorce

While most parents recognize the value of children having straight teeth, braces are often expensive. Many parents find a way to pay for the cost of braces, but this can be made much more complex if parents are divorced. 

As a result, it is common for parents who have sole custody of children after a divorce […]

Kids can Benefit From Dogs During a Divorce

Divorce is a particularly challenging time for children. It is common for kids to experience a number of negative emotions while navigating the divorce process, including feelings of displacement, uneasiness brought on by the lack of order and routine, and disruption in their concept of family. 

To avoid these negative and potentially overwhelming problems, there are […]

Who Determines a Child’s Religion After a Divorce?

When parents divorce, they end up arguing about a number of issues concerning the children involved. One hotly debated issue for many couples is what religion the children will follow. 

The following will review how the question of what faith a child will follow after parents separate has been answered by Georgia courts.

A Balancing Test

When asked […]

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