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Divorce Mistakes You Can Avoid

Divorce Mistakes You Can Avoid

Having a Lack of Knowledge About Your Finances One of the biggest mistakes anyone can make in a divorce is not keeping up with the finances. If one of the spouses has always been in charge of the decisions when it comes to the finances and the other spouses does not have any knowledge of it, that spouse may be at a disadvantage when the time comes to try to agree on a settlement during the divorce. If you believe your spouse is...

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Annulment Confusion?!

Annulment Confusion?!

An annulment is different from a divorce or separation in that an annulment invalidates that the marriage ever legally existed by stating that some external circumstance made the marriage invalid from the start. In Georgia the concept of marriage is analyzed under heavy skepticism and it is generally advised that the parties seek a divorce if the party’s case does not precisely meet one of the six qualifications required to obtain an...

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Alimony in Georgia – Facts and Tips

Alimony in Georgia – Facts and Tips

What is Alimony? Facts and Tips. When the topic of divorce comes up it is usually followed by words like child support, custody and alimony. When a married couple decides to get a divorce the assets they once shared are normally divided up. In some cases a spouse may experience a sudden decrease in income that was previously shared. Alimony is called for when one spouse has less income than the other and they find themselves in need of...

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Contested Divorce and Family Law Discovery Methods

Contested Divorce and Family Law Discovery Methods

Georgia Contested Divorce and Family Law Discovery Methods Contested divorce and family law cases almost always involve discovery; some of which is mandatory and some of which is optional on the part requesting it. While the discovery process can be very time consuming, helpful or even viewed as oppressive and unfair – it is also a part of the contested divorce and family law process that cannot be ignored. Through discovery, you can...

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When Should an Uncontested Divorce Be Avoided?

When Should an Uncontested Divorce Be Avoided?

An Uncontested Divorce is a type of divorce that is recommended for the responsible and the diplomatic. The option of an uncontested divorce is not possible in all legal situations and should be avoided in highly contested cases in which the parties are unable to find resolution or an agreement on multiple aspects of the divorce; such as, equitable distribution of assets, debt, property, and or alimony, child custody, child support,...

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