Transfer of Property During a Divorce

Transfer of property during divorce

Transfer of Property During a Divorce

During the divorce process the individuals will always have to deal with the division of the home and vehicles and it is essential that the parties understand how these assets are divided. Other than the retirement accounts these assets are the most significant properties most couples have acquired and ...

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Prenuptial Agreements in Greater Atlanta

Prenuptial AgreementsGeorgia does honor prenuptial agreements and they will be enforced.  One consideration in Georgia is that this is not a community property state and the court does not consider all assets when deciding the distribution of marital property.  The court can only consider those assets accumulated during the marriage and then must consider equitable distribution.  ...

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Do I Need a Lawyer for Uncontested Divorce?

When considering whether you need a lawyer for a divorce in which both parties seek to amicably separate the answer is it depends on the cost. Many people think they have an uncontested divorce and are in agreement on all of the issues involved in a divorce but as the process develops they soon find out that there are some issues that may be or become contested. So before you begin to consider the need to retain ...

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Custodial Arrangements

Often, people come to my office and tell me that they have settled on the issue of custody and it will be a joint arrangement. Custodial arrangements, though, aren’t as simple as they seem. Parents assume that joint custody in Georgia means that they will share custody of their children. However, in Georgia you must specify between legal and physical custody. 

LEGAL CUSTODY AND CUSTODIAL ARRANGEMENTS

Usually in Georgia legal custody is ...

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Attorney Fees: Cost benefit?

Every purchase we make, every transaction we enter, we automatically review and analyze the cost of the transaction and the benefit received in relation to this cost.  Yet when people enter into litigation they rarely, if ever, think about this relationship.  They are consumed with emotions and fears, they desperately seek answers and relief and there are far too many attorneys more than willing to neglect any discussion of cost v. benefit and instead promise many benefits ...

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Beware the Judge

Beware the Judge

Beware the Judge. When you decide to litigate your matter consider that you are placing the decisions as to who will raise your children, when you will visit them, who will make basic day to day decisions and how will years of accumulated assets be divided all with an individual who does not know you or care about you.  This person is the judge.

We are raised to believe that judges have some sort of superior ...

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Push the delete button!

Social media is a wonderful format to stay in touch with friends and loved ones, to stay relevant as a business; however, it is the worst place to post your private moments and those moments that may not be so funny years from now. As a domestic attorney I cannot tell you how often I have used individual’s information found on Facebook or other social media outlets against them when proving claims of destructive behavior, adultery or ...

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GEORGIA DUI

Here at Law Offices of Sean R. Whitworth we understand that DUI charges in Georgia are serious.

Many Atlanta drivers are forced to commute daily and though many counties are very close, they are not close enough after having as little as two beers. As a Marietta and Atlanta based Attorney, it is clear how many professionals are subjected to the commute. Occasional meetings after work that include alcohol are common, but can have serious consequences. We urge ...

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