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?

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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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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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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.

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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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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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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.

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Proper Service Divorce Law in Marietta

Divorce Requires Proper Service

Often, I am in a courtroom and people without lawyers stand up, ready to get divorced. The judge reviews the file only to ask the party if there has been proper service.

The individual looks around the crowded courtroom and asks what that means. Then, they tell the court that I cannot find him or her, I have been unable to get them the complaint. The judge explains ...

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