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Georgia Custody Law 2021

Can I Gain Legal Rights Of A Child I Raise But Am Not of Biological Relation?  Non-relatives raising children is a common practice in the United States. Neglect in families is a serious issue, and nowadays, it isn’t unusual for a child to be cared for by a family friend,…

Finding out your spouse is cheating- Alimony and Adultery tips from Attorney Sean Whitworth
Adultery & Alimony in Georgia

Does Adultery Affect Alimony in Georgia? In short, Adultery absolutely can impact the outcome of your divorce! Cheating during a marriage often ends in divorce. It’s one of the leading causes of separation in Georgia. If this is the case for you, you probably have many questions on how cheating…

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Thanksgiving After Divorce

How to get through Holidays after Divorce?  Whether it’s your first, second, or third Thanksgiving after Divorce, making arrangements and navigating plans requires a little extra effort, especially when children are involved.  Be ready to create new traditions and prepare for challenges. Holidays can be tricky after Divorce. Please read…

Behavior to avoid during a divorce- Tips from Marietta Georgia Attorney Sean Whitworth
Behavior To Avoid During Divorce

The complexity of divorce is stressful and often life-altering. Sometimes it generates overwhelming feelings and causes us to act out of character. Please read some of our tips on what to avoid when you’re going through a separation.  Avoid Major Physical Changes During Divorce Changing up your hair, losing weight,…

Divorce in Marietta Georgia- Law Firm Of Attorney Sean Whitworth
The Georgia Divorce

13 Grounds for Divorce in Georgia The marriage is irretrievably broken Intermarriage by people within the prohibited degrees of kinship Mental incapacity at the time of the marriage Impotence at the time of the marriage Force, menace, duress, or fraud in obtaining the marriage Pregnancy of the wife by a…

Social Media can hurt you in Divorce - Attorney Sean Whitworth
Social Media & Divorce

Social Media can hurt you in Divorce In today’s world, social media is prevalent, and it has the power to do good and not so good. If you are pursuing divorce, social media can hurt you tremendously. If you say something on social media that works against your case, it…

Divorce Attorney in Marietta, Georgia _ Attorney Sean R. Whitworth
Reasons for Divorce Pandemic 2021

Reasons for Divorces and Relationship Troubles during the Pandemic  Early on in the pandemic legal experts predicted divorces would skyrocket globally because, with shelter-in-place orders, couples would no longer be able to avoid their relationship issues.  What are the top contributing factors for relationship troubles and divorces in 2021? Financial…

Determining the reasons for divorce - Georgia Divorce law in Marietta- Divorce Attorney Sean R Whitworth in the Greater Atlanta Area
Determining the reason for Divorce

Determine the reason for your Divorce prior to filing a partition  Divorce in Atlanta area and surrounding counties Georgia Law allows for a total of 13 different legal reasons, called grounds, for a total divorce. Twelve are fault-based. You will have to allege, and later prove, that your spouse did…

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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…

Divorce Law in Georgia
Your Georgia Divorce Law Answers

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…