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Georgia Divorce: What to do When a Spouse Drains Bank or Financial Accounts

Often, our clients report that the final straw in the build-up of a decision to seek a divorce occurs when the other spouse begins draining or diverting bank or financial accounts or other assets ...
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Helping Children Deal with Divorce During the Holidays

While the holidays are a time of family fun for many, this time of year can be extremely difficult for children whose parents have recently split. This change in routine can create quite a struggle ...
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Same-Sex Marriage Legalized Nationwide by US Supreme Court Decision

June 26 th, 2015 will go down as a landmark day in American history, as this was the day that the United States Supreme Court ruled to legalize same-sex marriage in all 50 states. The ruling did not ...
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Defining 'Joint Legal Custody' In Georgia Parenting Plans

When parents who are facing divorce, modification, legitimation or other parental rights action in Georgia seek to draft and submit a parenting plan, the most common custodial arrangement by far in ...
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What Makes a Military Divorce Different?

Military divorce is not the same as civilian divorce. As a member of the military or the spouse of a military member who is considering divorce, it is important you understand what makes a military ...
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3 Reasons You Need a Divorce Lawyer

If you are going through a divorce in Gwinnett County, it is important that you secure the services of a Gwinnett County family lawyer. Whether you think you need legal representation or not, it is ...
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Couple from Extreme Makeover Files for Divorce

Recently, news sources confirmed that a couple that appeared on popular television show "Extreme Makeover Home Edition" has filed for divorce. The couple, Greg and Ginger Akers, appeared on ...
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When Can Child Support be Modified?

In Georgia, a parent may seek modification of child support whenever there is a drastic change in income or the needs of the children involved. For example, if the parent that pays child support ...
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DeShawn Snow on Verge of Divorce

DeShawn Snow, a former cast member from the show "Real Housewives of Atlanta", is filing for divorce from her husband. Snow is married to former NBA player, Eric Snow, and reports are ...
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Pre-Divorce Words of Advice

If you're considering a divorce, it's wise to start planning ahead and the time is now. There are several important areas to consider when planning for a divorce; following are a few of the ...
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Men Arrested For Animal Cruelty

According to a recent article written by Josh Green, staff writer for the Gwinnett Daily Post, Gwinnett authorities arrested two men this week in separate cases,charging them with endangering the ...
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Doing What's Best for the Child

One of the toughest parts of a divorce involves making decisions relating to children. One is supposed to make decisions "In the best interests of the child." What does this really mean? The ...
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Divorce Litigation v. Divorce Mediation

When a couple chooses to end their marriage, they need to consider whether or not they'd like to try and work out their divorce through mediation, or if they'd rather settle their case by ...
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Is the Economy Affecting the Divorce Rate?

The recession is taking its toll on more than just the unemployment rate. It's no secret that in these tough economic times, the housing market has taken a hit. Not only are people falling behind ...
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Why Consider Mediation?

If you have decided to file for divorce, there are several benefits of going through mediation as opposed to resolving your case through litigation. Divorce is typically a very stressful time in a ...
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