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Co-parenting During The Holidays

Sunday, January 25th, 2015

For many former spouses who are transitioning into the role of co-parents post-divorce, the holiday season can be very difficult. This is especially the case for parents who may not be able to spend as much time with their children…

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The Upside to the Hardship of Divorce

Saturday, January 24th, 2015

Going through a divorce can often take over your life and become an emotional drain. Nearly every day may be consumed with making decisions about support, custody, and dividing assets, as well as trying to get on the same page…

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Wal-Mart Heiress Prenuptial Agreement

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015
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Some divorcing parties fight over huge sums of money and property, while others have nothing but personal property over which to fight. No matter the value of the marital estate, many divorcing couples will find something over which to fight…

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Divorce Hurts, but Violence is Never the Answer

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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Recently, several news outlets have reported the story of a wife who attempted the murder of her husband in an attempt to avoid the divorce process. According to Kenneth Dearden, a New York real estate developer, he woke up on…

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Equitable Division – Should You Ask For The House?

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

In many divorces, a highly fought over issue is who will get to keep the marital home. In Georgia, the marital home is subject to equitable division. This means that it is included in the split of all marital property/assets….

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Men, Don’t Cheat – You’ll Have A Heart Attack!

Sunday, January 18th, 2015
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While the humorous title of this blog may make you laugh, don’t brush it off – it may actually be true. A 2012 study by the University of Florence found that, for men, “infidelity outside the home as associated with…

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In-laws and Marital Success

Saturday, January 17th, 2015

It is often said that when you get married, you are not just marrying your spouse but, rather, that you are also marrying his/her family. Depending on how close your spouse is with his/her family, this could mean spending holidays…

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Celebrity Child Custody Battles – Lorenzo Lamas

Thursday, January 15th, 2015
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  Actor Lorenzo Lamas is locked in a bitter custody battle with his ex-wife, Shauna Sand. Lorenzo Lamas – Shauna Sand is an Unfit Mother Who is All About Sex, by TMZ Staff,, November 5, 2014. The parties have…

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Custodial Kidnapping

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Periodically, there are news stories about children who are “kidnapped” by their parents. Sometimes the parent fails to return the child at the end of his/her visitation time. Other times a parent may flee with the child during a pending…

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My Child Support is Too High! What Should I Do?

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

The brief answer to this question is to seek the help and advice of a knowledgeable Georgia child support attorney. Once you do, he or she will likely advise you that seeking a child support modification may be a viable…

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