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Dividing Retirement Accounts In A Georgia Divorce

Dividing marital assets is one of the main processes if you are getting divorced. Retirement accounts are among these assets, and the state determines how they are divided. As a Georgia resident divorcing their spouse, take a moment to learn about dividing retirement accounts in a Georgia divorce. Equitable Divisions In Georgia, marital assets are […]

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What Happens to An Inheritance In Georgia Divorces?

The idea of filing for divorce can be scary, especially when you have an inheritance or expect to receive an inheritance. Knowing that marital assets are divided when divorcing in Georgia can be troublesome when you have an inheritance that you hope can be passed on to your children one day. If you have received […]

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How Divorce Impacts a Georgia Family Business

Divorce impacts a couple in many different ways. You will go through asset division, child custody, alimony, child support, and more. But, if you or your spouse owned a business when the divorce paperwork was filed, you will have a lot of questions about how it will impact the family business. Our Georgia family law […]

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What is Legal Separation in Georgia?

Before filing a divorce in Georgia, you must first be legally separated. This does not, however, imply that you or your spouse must leave the marital home. You merely have to set aside marital relations with the goal of divorcing under Georgia law. While living under one roof, parties can still be legally separated. There […]

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How is Child Support Amount Determined in Georgia?

One of the most common questions that divorcing parents ask is: How much will the child support be? How is child support calculated? In Georgia, child support follows the “Income Shares Model,” a type of computation that factors in both parents’ incomes, not just the non-custodial parent’s. Here is an overview of the process to […]

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Understanding Visitation Violations in Georgia

Child custody and visitation orders in Georgia are aimed at the child’s best interests. Once the court has given an order, all parties involved must abide by it. Unfortunately, many parents fail to uphold certain provisions of their child custody or visitation order, causing unpleasant situations for the other parent. When this happens, the violating […]

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Divorce and Pet Custody in Georgia

Most pet owners consider their furry counterparts part of the family. However, Georgia Law doesn’t regard them the same way. Instead, it treats pets as property.  As such, pet custody remains contentious for divorcing couples. Case in point: The high-profile celebrity divorce cases of Britney Spears, Drew Barrymore and Tiger Woods.  While you may wish […]

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Father’s Rights During Separation in Georgia

Though Georgia doesn’t recognize legal separation, a married couple may have “separate maintenance,” which allows them to live apart and legally arrange for alimony, child custody, and child support. Amid all this, fathers in Georgia worry about their parental rights while they’re separated. If you’re a concerned dad, read this overview of your rights in […]

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Can a custodial parent deny visitation in Georgia?

If a parent violates a Georgia court order involving visitation or custody, the other parent can file a request with the court asking for the order to be enforced and the parent to be held in contempt. When divorcing, parents must select who will raise their children and who will make key choices on their […]

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Can You Evict Your Spouse in Georgia?

For some couples, there’s a point in the marriage where living together is difficult, unfeasible, or harmful to a certain party. One spouse may be wondering if they could legally kick out their husband or wife from their marital home. At our firm, we sometimes get questions like “Can I change the locks on my […]

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