Top Representation for Complex Divorce Cases

Marietta’s Trusted Divorce Law Firm Often Handles Complex Divorce Cases 

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 ...

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Georgia Child Custody Law Answers

Georgia Child Custody Factors Considered by a Judge: 

  • The bonding and emotional ties that exist between each parent and the child
  • The length of time the child has lived in the current home and whether that environment is stable and satisfactory
  • The mental and physical health of each parent
  • Evidence of family violence, child abuse, substance abuse or criminal history of either parent
  • The ability of each parent to meet ...
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How to Modify Child Support in Georgia

Tips On How To Modify Child Support Orders 

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 ...

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Alimony in Georgia, who is entitled?

Alimony in Georgia how does it work?

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.

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How to Break the News Of Divorce to the Kids

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, ...

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Spousal Support- Are You Entitled to Alimony in Marietta Georgia?

Spousal Support

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 ...

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Custody Law Answers

Your Answers to Common Questions about Custody Law & Visitation in GA

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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How Divorce Affects Your Health & Solutions To Limit Your Stress

Divorce Affects Your Health If You Allow It!

Divorce is never without stress and this has its downsides, especially when it comes to your health. Divorce can be one of the most stressful times in a person’s life. Divorce affects your health in so many ways if you allow it.  Divorce is actually the second most stressful time in a family’s life next to a spouse dying.  It can disrupt a person’s finances, living arrangements, relationships, schedules, and parenting ...

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How To Enforce Child Support in Georgia

Sharing the latest updates about Georgia Family Law and how to enforce Child Support 

Enforce Child Support for your children’s sake. Is your former spouse failing to pay you the awarded child support – letting you struggle to make ends meet?When faced with this problem, many custodial parents feel powerless. Fortunately, there are several ways to enforce child support in the state of Georgia if the non-custodial parent fails to meet payments, assuming those payments are ...

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Child Custody Law – Who Gets the Children?

Georgia Family Law – Who gets the children after the Divorce? 

In Georgia, child custody law statute is actually gender neutral, in fact, it is not uncommon for fathers to get custody in Georgia.  Georgia code 19-9-3(a) (1) clearly states that in all cases in which the custody of any child is at issue between the parents, there shall be no prima-facie right to the custody of the child ...

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