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Study Finds Link Between Height and Marital Success

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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Ladies, have you ever turned down a date with someone or broken up with a person because of his height – or lack thereof? If so, you might want to rethink your relationship requirements.  According to a recent study, shorter…

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International Custody Battle In The Headlines

Sunday, October 19th, 2014

In a divorce case involving children, the final divorce decree will set out in detail the custodial rights of each parent.  This includes who has primary physical and/or legal custody, when the child will physically be with each parent (visitation),…

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Celebrity Divorce Chronicles: Kris Jenner v. Bruce Jenner

Thursday, October 16th, 2014
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After being separated for over a year, celebrity couple Kris and Bruce Jenner finally filed for divorce. Although individually popular in their own right, Kris Jenner (formally married to the late Robert Kardashian) and Bruce Jenner (Olympic Gold Medalist) are…

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Does Georgia Recognize Palimony?

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

The short answer to the above posed question is: No, the concept of palimony, or the award of monthly support payments to one partner upon the dissolution of a non-marital relationship, is not recognized in Georgia. Although recognized by some…

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Should I Consider Annulment?

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014
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Many wonder should they seek divorce once financial, emotional, or other difficulties arise during marriage. However, in Georgia, divorce in not the only way to dissolve a marriage. An annulment voids or invalidates a marriage, and may be sought by…

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What Do Marriage Counselor’s Do?

Sunday, October 12th, 2014
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Our team of Atlanta divorce attorneys routinely encourage individuals seeking divorce to seek marriage counseling if they are at all unsure of their choice to dissolve their marriage in divorce. Although marriage counseling is an often discussed topic, many couples…

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What is Parental Alienation Syndrome?

Saturday, October 11th, 2014

Generally, Parental Alienation Syndrome (PAS) is a disorder that arises primarily in the context of child-custody disputes. PAS may be defined as one parent’s deliberate attempt to distance his or her children from the other parent and destroy the bond…

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Domestic Violence – The Case Of Ray Rice

Friday, October 10th, 2014

The National Football League has been in the news lately for all the wrong reasons – namely, it’s handling of incidences of domestic violence involving NFL players.   The most notable case is that of Ray Rice, a former running back…

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Celebrity Divorce Chronicles: Amber Rose v. Wiz Khalifa

Thursday, October 9th, 2014
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Only weeks after celebrating their one year anniversary, rapper Wiz Khalifa and model Amber Rose are seeking divorce. More accurately, according to celebrity news sites TMZ and E! News, Amber Rose (Amber Levonchuck) filed for a divorce from the rapper…

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Midlife Eating Disorders and Divorce

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014
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Divorce is often hard on both parties, both emotionally, mentally, physically and economically. The loss of a relationship, the economic consequences normally associated with divorce, and the stress that comes along with the divorce process can lead to myrid health…

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