Division of Assets in Georgia
Divorce Law in Georgia comes with its own set of rules. How does splitting assets work in the state of GA?
Everything seemed so simple at the start of your relationship; You never expected the divorce process to be such a difficult situation. Even in the best of circumstances, tempers can escalate, and every decision can seem to be more stressful than the last. It is only human to find yourself reacting emotionally at certain parts of the divorce. However, it is ...Continue Reading →
The first holiday in and around Atlanta after a divorce when children are involved can be the most emotional and difficult time in your life. Holidays are already highly emotional events for many people. During the course of the divorce, it sometimes feels like a nightmare. Stay focused, stay positive and know that it will get better in time.
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What is a complex divorce?
In an ideal divorce case, both parties are able to come to an agreement without discord. Divorce arrangements are made smoothly and include reasonable child custody and child support arrangements, alimony, property division, and more.
No major challenges or disputes present themselves, and the process is efficient, with a quick resolution.
Unfortunately, these types of model ...
In Georgia, the Law is very clear on how to Modify Child Support but modifying an original child support order can still be confusing for many parents that are not familiar with Georgia Family Law.
This is the reason that parents often decide not to bother with modifying child support orders even after their financial circumstances have changed to their disadvantage.
You should always ...Continue Reading →
Adultery is one of the leading causes of divorce in any state, but what does Georgia Law say about this matter? If you and your spouse have decided to end your marriage due to one spouse’s indiscretion, you might be wondering whether it will affect any aspect of the divorce proceedings, including the issue of alimony.
You’ve made the decision to file for divorce, and now you are wondering how to break the news of divorce to the kids. Now what? The first thing you must do is to determine, together, the best way and the best time to inform the children about the divorce. Kids are extremely resilient and it’s important to advise the children that their family isn’t falling apart, but the family is being re-organized. In Marietta, ...Continue Reading →
The short answer to that question is that it is up to the Superior Court. Under certain circumstances, it can be decided that alimony or spousal support is necessary because they take into consideration the contribution of each spouse.
Who cared for the kids? Who supported the other’s career? Who made most of the income?
In Marietta, Georgia, alimony or spousal ...Continue Reading →
At the Law Offices of Sean R Whitworth, we often get questions concerning child custody and visitation. Seek legal counsel in your state. The answers listed here are specific to Georgia Family & Divorce Law. Our offices are located in Marietta Ga and we handle all aspects of Family Law at Flat agreed upon Fees.
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