Amanda Speights

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5 Pitfalls of a High-Net-Worth Divorce

By Amanda Speights / April 28, 2020 /

High-net-worth divorces are more complicated, more acrimonious, and more expensive than those between couples who don’t have deep financial resources. Here are some reasons why, and a few important pitfalls to avoid.

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Can I Keep My Divorce Records Private?

By Amanda Speights / April 15, 2020 /

Divorce proceedings are a matter of public record in Georgia, as they are in other states, if you handle your divorce in court. Anyone can request to see your divorce records, generally by going through the Georgia Department of Public Health. But what if you don’t want the record of your divorce to be public?

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Divorce Parenting and the Coronavirus

By Amanda Speights / March 17, 2020 /

With schools shutting down, businesses closing or requiring employees to work remotely, and events being canceled, it is reasonable to ask, do I have to send my child to visit with the other parent?

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How Will Divorce Affect Your Finances?

By Amanda Speights / February 14, 2020 /

There’s no one-size-fits-all answer to this question. Your post-divorce financial situation could vary wildly depending on the terms of your divorce; whether children are involved; child support and alimony payments; and how your assets and debts were divided.

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How to Make Your Divorce Less Stressful

By Amanda Speights / February 2, 2020 /

Divorce may be one of the most stressful events of a person’s life. Every divorce is different, and sometimes there’s not a lot you can do to make the situation better — a lot depends on your spouse’s behavior as well.

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Can I Get Joint 50/50 Custody of My Child In Georgia?

By Amanda Speights / December 24, 2019 /

Here’s an overview of how child custody is decided in Georgia, the issues that influence the judge’s decision, and the circumstances under which a 50/50 joint custody arrangement is most likely.

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Divorce From Start To Finish: What to Expect

By Amanda Speights / December 14, 2019 /

Every divorce is different, and the process may vary depending on the type of divorce you get. But if you’re just getting started, here’s a general idea of what to expect at all phases of the divorce timeline.

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Tips for Getting Along With Your Ex-Spouse During the Holidays

By Amanda Speights / November 7, 2019 /

The holidays can be a challenging time for everyone. For divorced couples, they can be especially contentious. But they don’t have to be.

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The Ultimate Guide to Preparing for Divorce in Georgia

By Amanda Speights / September 13, 2019 /

Here’s an overview of the challenging questions you and your spouse may have to contend with during the course of the divorce.

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When a Family Member is Arrested for Domestic Violence: What to Do

By Amanda Speights / September 9, 2019 /

It can come as a shock: a close friend or family member has been accused of domestic violence. As a loved one, there are things you can do right away to help them. Taking action fast is critical – as many people, regardless of guilt or innocence, can face serious consequences even in the first 72 hours after the accusation has been made.

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