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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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

Answers to Common Questions about Custody Law and Visitation in Georgia 

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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Practicing Law is a Privilege

Are We Practicing Law Or Selling Used Cars?

Practicing Law is a privilege that requires setting proper expectations with each and every client.

Are we practicing Law or selling used cars? Family Law Article about practicing Law in Georgia. Get Legal Advice by a qualified attorney in Georgia. Continue Reading →

Child Support Answers – GA Family Law

Child Support Information & Answers to Common Questions

Sean Whitworth, Attorney at Law, knows the importance of providing current Child Support Information to potential clients.

In the past, the state of Georgia has calculated support based solely on the income of the non-custodial parent. Support was set within a certain percentage range, depending on the number of children subject to the order.

For example, if a non-custodial parent were ordered to pay ...

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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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Top Mistakes Newly Separated Couples Make During Divorce Proceedings

13 ACTIONS you should avoid when you are newly separated! 

Going through a Divorce? There are rules newly separated couples need to follow while going through the divorce proceedings.

Newly separated folks often do and say things that they will regret in the future. Emotional outbursts and acts in the name of “Pay Back” are often the causes of money lost, child custody at risk and even folks getting hurt physically.

The ...

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What is Discovery? Divorce & Family Law Answers

DISCOVERY AND THE OBLIGATION OF PARTIES TO SUPPLY REQUESTED DOCUMENTS

Is your Lawyer billing you hourly? Choose your lawyer carefully and read this article to find out more. One of the most frustrating matters in litigation, and especially family litigation, is the use and misuse of what is commonly called discovery What is discovery as it relates to Divorce and Family Law?  Essentially it is the period in a litigated ...

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Understanding Uncontested Divorce

I Thought I Had An Uncontested Divorce

The smartest manner in which people can handle their divorce actions is by doing what is considered an uncontested divorce. You may have heard or seen a great deal of advertisement in which attorneys offer their services for uncontested divorces at reduced rates of a few hundred dollars, but it is important to understand what you are actually paying for.   

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How Do I File For Divorce in Georgia?

Ready for Divorce?

First, you decide if you really want to be divorced and that you understand all of the consequences of a divorce. Divorce means that you are severing the legal relationship you have with your spouse and all interaction as a result of this will be determined by a final decree which clearly orders what will be paid, how it will be paid and what and how you will interact with ...

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