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The Differences Between Divorce, Separation and Annulment

The Differences Between Divorce, Separation and Annulment

By Amanda Speights / April 28, 2021 / Comments Off on The Differences Between Divorce, Separation and Annulment

Did you know there are three options for ending a marriage under Georgia law? Which one is best for you?

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Guide to Stepparent and Relative Adoptions in Georgia

Your Guide to Stepparent and Relative Adoptions in Georgia

By Amanda Speights / March 23, 2021 / Comments Off on Your Guide to Stepparent and Relative Adoptions in Georgia

A complete legal guide on what you need to know about stepparent and relative adoptions in Georgia, including the costs and steps.

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

By Amanda Speights / March 4, 2021 / Comments Off on Can I Get Joint 50/50 Custody of My Child In Georgia?

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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What You Need to Know About High Net Worth Divorce In Cherokee County

By Amanda Speights / January 6, 2021 / Comments Off on What You Need to Know About High Net Worth Divorce In Cherokee County

Divorce is rarely either simple or easy, but when the financial stakes are higher and the assets more complex, the whole ordeal can become even more fraught.

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All You Need To Know About Attorney Fees for Divorce in Canton

By Amanda Speights / December 15, 2020 / Comments Off on All You Need To Know About Attorney Fees for Divorce in Canton

Going through a divorce is hard enough without worrying about the cost and how you’ll pay for it. You may be wondering what to expect in terms of billing and fees, and what to expect for your money. Here are some answers to common attorney fee questions.

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Top Questions About Joint Child Custody in Georgia

By Amanda Speights / September 16, 2020 / Comments Off on Top Questions About Joint Child Custody in Georgia

If you’re in the midst of divorce in Georgia and you have kids, you probably have a number of urgent concerns about what your life with them will look like after the divorce—such as who will have primary parenting responsibilities, how often you and your spouse will see the kids, what visitation will look like, and who gets final say on crucial parenting decisions.

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5 Pitfalls of a High-Net-Worth Divorce

By Amanda Speights / April 28, 2020 / Comments Off on 5 Pitfalls of a High-Net-Worth Divorce

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 / Comments Off on Can I Keep My Divorce Records Private?

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 / Comments Off on Divorce Parenting and the Coronavirus

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 / Comments Off on How Will Divorce Affect Your Finances?

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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