The Meriwether & Tharp Divorce Attorney Blog


5 Things Divorced Retirees Should Know about Social Security Benefits

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015
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During the divorce process, spouses often focus on dividing assets like bank accounts, retirement accounts and real estate. But, if you and your ex-spouse were married for longer than ten years, you may also be entitled to take advantage of…

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Happy 4th of July

Saturday, July 4th, 2015

  Happy 4th of July from the team at Meriwether & Tharp, LLC!

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One Woman, Ten Marriages

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015
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In Georgia, a person can only enter into the contract of marriage if he/she: (1) is of sound mind, (2) is at least 18 years old (or is at least 16 with parental consent), (3) has no living spouse or…

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One set of twins – two fathers?

Monday, June 29th, 2015

In a very unusual family law case, a New Jersey woman just found out that her two-year-old twins have two different fathers. New jersey judge rules twins have different fathers, by Haimy Assefa, cnn.com, May 8, 2015. The mother had filed…

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Divorce Myth – It Matters If Your Spouse Cheated

Thursday, June 25th, 2015
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When a family law attorney meets with a prospective client for the first time, that attorney often has to spend time dispelling some divorce myths in order to give the prospective client a better idea of what to expect throughout…

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How do I Choose the Best Divorce Attorney?

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015
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With all information on the web and friends giving you recommendations how do you choose the best divorce attorney in Atlanta or in your local areas like Alpharetta and Cumming? More importantly, how do you choose the best lawyer for you?…

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Divorce Myth – The Mom Will Always Get The Kids

Monday, June 15th, 2015
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When a family law attorney meets with a prospective client for the first time, that attorney often has to spend time dispelling some divorce myths in order to give the prospective client a better idea of what to expect throughout…

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Divorce Myth – All Marital Property Will Be Divided In Half

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015
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When a family law attorney meets with a prospective client for the first time, that attorney often has to spend time dispelling some divorce myths in order to give the prospective client a better idea of what to expect throughout…

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Mistress to pay wife back for husband’s expensive gifts

Friday, June 5th, 2015
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One of the big new stories last year was NBA team owner Donald Sterling’s racist comments that resulted in his banishment from the league. A juicy side story that went along with his downfall was his relationship with V. Stiviano….

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Should I Seek Joint Custody or Primary Custody?

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

Should you split child custody 50/50 with your ex-spouse, or should you seek primary physical custody? This is a question that every parent considers at some point during the Georgia divorce process. Although many believe it is best for children…

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