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I’m Already Married – Can I Get a Postnuptial Agreement?

If you're already married, the short answer is that it is too late for a prenuptial agreement. But it’s not too late for you to protect your assets. You just need what’s called a ‘postnuptial agreement’ rather than a prenuptial agreement. Nationwide, the number of postnuptial agreements is on the rise as couples work on […]

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Who Keeps the House in a Divorce in Georgia?

When it comes to property division during divorce, Georgia is an equitable distribution state, meaning the court will divide assets equitably between the spouses. Given this, how is a marital home divided fairly? How do you determine who gets the house? Here’s an overview of what happens to the house during and after divorce in […]

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Grounds for a Restraining Order in Georgia

A protective order or restraining order is a legal tool to protect individuals and families from stalking, harassment, or violence. Here’s an overview of what these orders mean in Georgia, how to file for one, and what to do if you are the target of such an order. What’s the Difference Between Restraining Order and […]

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What Are Grandparent Visitation Rights in Georgia?

Parents have the legal right to make decisions about the care and well-being of their children. When a marriage is ended by divorce, or if the parents were never married, custody and visitation of minor children often become a dispute between the parents. Sadly, co-parenting disputes can result in a child's grandparents not being able […]

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Benefits of a Prenuptial Agreement in Georgia: Melinda Gates and MacKenzie Bezos Didn't Have A Prenup - But You Need One

Do you really need a prenuptial agreement? Recent headlines on the divorces of billionaires Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos and Bill and Melinda Gates caught the public by surprise and took over the news and social media headlines for weeks for one major reason: neither couple had a prenup. But if 2 of the world's wealthiest […]

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What Happens if the Deserter in a Marriage Returns in Georgia?

Although Georgia is a “no-fault” state (meaning a spouse doesn’t have to find fault to file for divorce), state law specifies 13 different grounds that may affect the judge’s decision on divorce issues. Desertion is one of these grounds for divorce. One spouse’s decision to abandon their marriage can put them at a disadvantage during […]

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Social Media and Divorce in Georgia

Social media and divorce are not compatible. Social media is a part of our daily life. When going through a divorce there are many things to think about, and one of those is how you are going to manage the emotions, frustrations and anger you are experiencing. Unfortunately, many people use social media as a […]

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Is January Really Divorce Month in Georgia?

January has been nicknamed Divorce Month by divorce and family law attorneys because so many relationships seem to fall apart with the new year, and family law attorneys see an uptick in calls every year. According to Google Trends, online searches for the phrase, ‘I want a divorce’ rose by over 230% in the first […]

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How to Prepare for Divorce as a Stay at Home Mom in Georgia

Divorce can be especially challenging for stay-at-home moms who have spent most of their married life taking care of the family and raising the children.  Because they’ve taken time away from work, they’re usually at a disadvantage from a financial standpoint. It may be difficult for them to go back and learn new skills that’ll […]

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How To Co-Parent During The Holidays

The holidays are stressful for everyone, but they can be particularly upsetting for parents going through a divorce. Trying to navigate co-parenting and child custody issues is difficult, especially when you want to protect your children from any anger or tension you might be experiencing with your spouse. If this is your first year to […]

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