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Celebrity Divorce – A Co-Parenting Example

Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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Most often when a celebrity divorce is in the news, it is for the fighting, name-calling and “who wants what” in the divorce – naturally because this juicy gossip is what sells. Every once in a while I come across…

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Same Sex Marriage and Divorce

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
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As more and more states are legalizing same sex marriage, the number of homosexual couples who have gotten married has naturally increased. Like with any marriage, same sex spouses may encounter marital problems and make the difficult decision to get…

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Going Through A Divorce? Check Into The Divorce Hotel

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
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There are several ways to come to an agreement on the outstanding issues in your divorce action, including negotiating directly with your spouse/through attorneys, mediation, and a final divorce hearing. A Netherlands-based company has come up with a new option…

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Divorce Hardest On Children From High Income Families

Sunday, October 26th, 2014

Divorce is almost always difficult on the children involved as so many things in their lives are changing.  They will no longer live with both parents.  They may have to move to a different house and/or a different school. Holidays…

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Celebrity Divorce Chronicles: Harold Hamm and Ann Hamm

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
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Although the name Harold Hamm may not be as immediately recognizable as Antonio Banderas, Tiger Woods, or other celebrities we have discussed in our series Celebrity Divorce Chronicles, the Harold Hamm v. Ann Hamm divorce may be just as noteworthy,…

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Alimony in Georgia: How Much Does Length of Marriage Really Matter?

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
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Among the four parts of Georgia divorce, which include equitable division, alimony, child custody, and child support, alimony is probably the most popular subject by far. Although alimony is oft discussed, it is also likely the most misunderstood component of…

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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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