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Thirteen Reasons to Divorce in Georgia: Part 11

Saturday, March 28th, 2015

Continuing our blog series Georgia’s thirteen statutory grounds for divorce according to O.C.G.A. § 19-5-3, here is ground number eleven. Reason #11: Your spouse has an incurable mental illness. Unlike some of the other reasons to seek divorce in Georgia…

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Atlanta Reality Star Faces Federal Charges for not Paying Child Support

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

As discussed in our prior post concerning the consequence for failure to pay child support in Georgia, failing to pay court ordered child support is literally a criminal offense in certain instances. Not only is failure to pay child support…

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Thirteen Reasons to Divorce in Georgia: Part 10

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015
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Continuing our blog series Georgia’s thirteen statutory grounds for divorce according to O.C.G.A. § 19-5-3, here is ground number ten. Reason #10: Your spouse is physically or mentally abusive. Abuse is never acceptable during a relationship, whether it be a…

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Thirteen Reasons to Divorce in Georgia: Part 9

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015
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Continuing our blog series Georgia’s thirteen statutory grounds for divorce according to O.C.G.A. § 19-5-3, here is ground number nine. Reason #9: Your spouse is a drunk.  Alcohol and substance abuse has the potential to cause many problems in the…

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I Filed For Divorce, But I Changed My Mind – Now What?

Saturday, March 21st, 2015
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Some people file for divorce after months or years of counseling and trying hard to make the marriage work. Others file for divorce with no attempt to save the marriage. In either category, there are some people who file for…

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Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose – Custody Battle Brewing

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

A contentious custody battle is heating up between Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose. Rose currently has primary custody of their two-year-old son, Sebastian, but it appears that Khalifa is getting ready to challenge this custody arrangement. Wiz Khalifa – Amber…

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Restraining Order Etiquette

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Some parents post every tiny detail of their child’s life on Facebook and other social media sites. Other parents shield their children from social media with every ounce of their being. If you are one of the posting parents, you…

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Child Support Conflict – There’s An App For That

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

When you go through a divorce with children, your final decree will include the exact amount of child support the non-custodial parent must pay to the custodial parent each month. In Georgia, there is a child support worksheet into which…

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Collaborative Divorce vs. Mediation

Sunday, March 15th, 2015
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Mediation As discussed in greater detail in our article discussing mediation in Georgia divorce, mediation is an alternative to trial where a neutral third party, known as a mediator, facilitates settlement between the parties by focusing the parties’ attention on…

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Are Stock Options Marital Property?

Saturday, March 14th, 2015
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  The short answer to the question posed above is: it depends. Depending on why the options were granted and when the options a exercisable by the employee spouse, stock options may indeed be deemed marital property subject to equitable…

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