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Divorce Law in Georgia
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Where do I file for Divorce if I live in Georgia?  Georgia Divorce Law requires that you file a complaint about divorce in Superior Court in the county where your spouse resides.  If your spouse no longer resides in Georgia, then you have to file in the county of your own…

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Contested Divorce in Georgia

Georgia Law defines contested divorce when the parties cannot agree on all issues involved or one spouse flat out disagrees with the divorce. Often the issues are centered around splitting marital assets and child custody but each divorce is complex. At the Law Offices of Sean R. Whitworth, we understand…

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We Will Gladly Represent You In Any Of These Family Law Issues: Divorce Law The state of Georgia also has certain requirements for getting divorced within their boundaries. LEARN MORE Alimony Law Alimony in Georgia is not regulated by any specific rule or regulation. LEARN MORE Prenuptial Agreements A prenuptial…

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Parenting and Divorce During A Crisis

Parenting and Divorce during a Pandemic In the past year we went from feeling on top of the world to feeling anxious and full of questions about a sudden and still unpredictable disease that is plaguing not just the USA but the world as a whole. vaccines may be the…

Am i entitled to Alimony? How Spousal Support is Awarded in Georgia by Attorney Sean Whitworth
Your Answers to Alimony (Spousal Support) in the State of Georgia

How does Alimony (Spousal Support) in Georgia work? Alimony (also referred to as “spousal support”) is a court-ordered payment from one spouse to the other to help maintain the marital standard of living or keep the lower-earning spouse financially stable for a period of time during and after the divorce.…

The benefits of Flat Fee Attorney's in Georgia - Attorney Sean Whitworth
Flat Fees V.S. Billable Hours

What Are Billable Hours? Most attorneys in Georgia use the traditional method of billable hours instead of flat fees. Usually, this is because they want the freedom to charge as the domestic matter progresses and assure that they receive what they think their work is valued. This method is ethical,…

The Discovery Process during Litigation- Attorney Sean R. Whitworth
The Discovery Process in Domestic Litigation

Daily I receive calls from clients in Georgia, concerned about the most tedious part of any litigation process; this is the process known as discovery. Discovery is simply the period during litigation in which an attorney is allowed to seek information and answers relevant to the development and presentation of…

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Custody Law Changes in Georgia you must be aware of

GEORGIA EQUITABLE CAREGIVER STATUTE IS NOW IN FULL EFFECT  Custody Law Changes in Georgia that could affect your Case! On July 1, 2019, a sweeping overhaul to Article 1 Chapter 7 of Title 19 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated went into effect regarding the parent and child relationship…

Flat Fees for Divorce and Family Law in Marietta GA - Family Law Article about Adultery and Alimony in Georgia. Get Legal Advice by a qualified attorney in Georgia.Discovery and how hourly billing can cost you! What Is A Flat Fee System?
The Benefit of Flat Fees for Divorce

Why You Should Pay Flat Fees for Divorce and Family Law Issues  Legal services and the retaining of an attorney is the only purchase a person makes in which they agree to the service without finalizing the agreed-upon price. Charging Flat Fees for Divorce & Family Law matters should be…

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What Happens When You File For Divorce?

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE YOU FILE FOR DIVORCE IN GEORGIA! ⚖️ Divorces can take anywhere from 1 to several months or years to be granted after you file for divorce, depending on the complexity of the case. Filing a divorce is rarely easy. While you can go about the…