How Much You’ll Pay For Alimony in Georgia

If you’re considering or going through, a divorce, it’s important to know how much you’ll pay for alimony in Georgia (or how much you’ll receive). When filing for a divorce in Georgia, you’ll need to discuss a lot of aspects of how to split up your life. These include: Child custody in Georgia Property settlement … Continued

Know THIS Before You File for Divorce In Georgia

Are you’re considering whether or not to file for divorce in Georgia? There’s a checklist of things you should know about (and do) to make sure that you have the fairest and most affordable divorce possible. If you make any mistakes, it could cost tens of thousands of dollars, potentially make you lose custody, and … Continued

What is a Petition for Year’s Support?

You’ve probably never heard of an award of “Year’s Support,” and I can’t say I blame you. It’s a tool in Georgia probate courts that’s pretty unique! Although it’s not the most common way you probate a Will or administer an estate, some may say it’s an under-utilized tool. But this still doesn’t answer your … Continued

Guide to Legal Separation in Georgia

Are you considering legal separation in Georgia? This article is going to dig into: what’s legal separation how does legal separation work how much does legal separation cost and filing for legal separation So, let’s dig in. What Does Legal Separation Mean for Georgia Residents? A legal separation means a ‘break up’ of a married … Continued

Dogs and Divorce – Who Loses The Pooch?

Our pets are more like our kids than our property. When it comes to dogs and divorce, the law doesn’t see it that way. The law sees your dog as property. (And treats them as such.) If you want to know the best way to keep your dog in a divorce, keep reading. Dogs and … Continued

Is Alimony Tax Deductible?

If you’re considering divorce, or facing it, you might be wondering is alimony tax deductible? Divorce rates are ever-increasing and that has led to the creation of alimony laws where (usually) the higher income earner has to provide some support to the other spouse. So, let’s dig in to alimony and the tax situation you’re … Continued

In A Divorce Who Gets The Dog?

Our pets are more like our kids than our property. The law doesn’t see it that way. The law sees your dog as property. (And treats them as such.) If you want to know the best way to keep your dog in a divorce, keep reading. In A Divorce, Who Gets The Dog? To know … Continued

How to Prepare for Divorce as a Stay at Home Mom

Are you worried about how to prepare for divorce as a stay at home mom? Maybe you’re worried that you won’t be able to get the best divorce lawyer. Maybe you’re concerned that you won’t get the kids as much as they need you. Maybe you’re worried how your life is going to look after … Continued

Common Law Marriage in Georgia

A common law marriage in Georgia is one in which the couple lives together for a period of time in Georgia and holds themselves out to friends, family, and the community as “being married,” but without ever going through a formal ceremony or getting a marriage license. Does Georgia Have Common Law Marriage? Common law marriages in Georgia were abolished … Continued

Getting a Divorce While Pregnant

Are you thinking about getting a divorce while pregnant? Getting a divorce during pregnancy has can throw a wrench into your plans. Some states won’t even allow you to get a divorce while pregnant. So, if you want to know what to expect with a divorce during pregnancy, let’s dig in. State Laws for Getting … Continued

How Much Does a Divorce in Georgia Cost?

Are you in the beginning stages of considering divorce and wondering how much does a divorce in Georgia cost? This guide is going to tell you all of the costs that divorce attorneys don’t normally tell you about. This will enable you to make the decision that’s best for you and your family financially. And … Continued

7 Tips for a Peaceful Mutual Separation Agreement

Ahh, the dream. Having an amicable divorce. While it’s not the norm, knowing how to navigate the mutual separation agreement can make things go smoothly. (And cheaply.) This is ESPECIALLY true if you and your spouse are roughly aligned on how things should be divvied up. But if not? No big deal, this article will … Continued

Getting A Prenup Alimony – What You Need To Know

You probably didn’t have prenup alimony laid out before your marriage. But if you did (or you’re planning on it), you’re one of the very few. According to The Journal of Legal Studies, the number of people who have prenuptial agreements is crazy low. For first time marriages, it’s only 10%. For 2nd marriages (or more), … Continued

Divorcing A Husband Who Won’t Work

Every day is the same. You wake up. You get ready, cook, clean up, get yourself and the kids ready, and head off to work after dropping your kids off at school. You work hard ALL day. You come home to find your home still a mess – worse than it was when you left … Continued

What To Do If My Wife Wants A Divorce

You have felt something is off. Things aren’t like they used to be. Then, out of the blue, you get slapped with the news. Your wife wants a divorce. So, what’s next for you? Are you thinking to yourself, “What the heck do I do if my wife wants a divorce?” Let’s talk about some … Continued