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Dekalb County Parenting Seminar – 2015

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Under Georgia law, both parties in a divorce are required to attend a parenting seminar if the parties have children under the age of 18. See Uniform Superior Court Rule 24.8.  DeKalb County (Avondale Estates, Chamblee, Decatur, Doraville, Lithonia, and…

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Gwinnett County Parenting Seminar – 2015

Sunday, April 26th, 2015

Under Georgia law, both parties in a divorce are required to attend a parenting seminar in Georgia if the parties have children under the age of 18. See Uniform Superior Court Rule 24.8.  Gwinnett County (Buford, Dacula, Duluth, Lawrenceville, Lilburn,…

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No Fault Divorce in Georgia: The Pros and Cons

Saturday, April 25th, 2015
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In Georgia, there are thirteen grounds for divorce. The thirteenth reason a couple may seek divorce in Georgia is that their marriage is “irretrievably broken.” What this means, basically, is that the couple is no longer able to continue in…

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High Profile Child Custody Battles: Tyrese Gibson vs. Norma Gibson

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Visitation disputes are unfortunately all too common between former spouses who share child custody. These disputes often get very contentious when one parent seeks to take a child out of state, even if only for a vacation. If one parent…

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Seven Ways to be the Perfect Divorce Client

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

It is very common for attorneys to provide guidance on how to choose the best divorce attorney, but rarely ever are there posts directed at current or future clients regarding how to be the perfect divorce client. In fact, if…

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Five Ways to Make Sure Your Divorce Doesn’t Make You Sick

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015
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Is your divorce making you sick? Although this may seek like a farfetched proposition at first blush, the stress and emotional anguish that often accompanies divorce can indeed lead to physical illness. Below are five tips to help you stay…

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Divorce vs. Annulment

Monday, April 20th, 2015
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Divorce and annulment both involve legally ending a marriage. However, there are several differences between divorce and annulment. For example, there are several more circumstances under which a couple may seek a divorce than there are grounds justifying annulment. Additionally,…

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What is a Forensic Accountant, and do I Need One?

Sunday, April 19th, 2015
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What is a Forensic Accountant? A forensic accountant is an accountant who analyzes the bank accounts, financial records, assets, liabilities and spending habits of one or both spouses. This analysis may be undertaken for several reasons, like to determine if…

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Celebrity Divorce Chronicles: Derek Fisher vs. Candace Fisher

Thursday, April 16th, 2015
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  Media outlets have recently reported that Derek Fisher, head coach of the New York Knicks, has filed for divorce from his wife of ten years, Candace Fisher. Interestingly enough though, this divorce filing comes just one month after Derek…

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Cobb County Parenting Seminar – 2015

Sunday, April 12th, 2015

Under Georgia law, both parties in a divorce are required to attend a parenting seminar in Georgia if the parties have children under the age of 18. See Uniform Superior Court Rule 24.8.  Cobb County (Acworth, Austell, Kennesaw, Marietta, Powder…

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