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Divorcing a Foreign National Spouse? Here’s What You Need to Know.

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015
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The divorce process can be an extremely stressful and difficult time for both estranged spouses involved. However, in cases where one spouse is a foreign national, especially if that spouse has returned to his or her hoe country before the…

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Your Attorney’s Paralegal Can be Your Best Divorce Resource

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015
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If you are currently going through divorce in Georgia, you have likely already found that having a divorce attorney with the experience necessary to fight for your rights and you child’s best interest is absolutely essential. But, during the divorce…

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Ten Questions to ask before seeking Alimony

Saturday, May 2nd, 2015

Aside from child support, alimony is often one of the most hotly contested issues of divorce. In most cases however, the arguments basically boil down to how much the recipient spouse needs as support versus how much the obligated spouse…

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Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose – Custody Battle Brewing

Thursday, April 30th, 2015
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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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Wondering What to do with Your Wedding Ring Post-Divorce?

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015
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Throw it in the ocean. Bury it. Flush it down the toilet. Mail it to his new girlfriend. These are all potential answers to the question of what to do with your wedding and/or engagement ring post-divorce. Realistically though, the…

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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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