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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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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Valentine’s Day and Divorce – Tips You Will LOVE!

Valentine’s Day and Divorce: Could Be Blessing In Disguise – This goes for newly separated couples too

Valentine’s Day and Divorce. Long ago during the Middle Ages, this day was a time when courting was in full bloom and was largely associated with love and romance. While Valentine’s Day (Saint Valentine’s Day) was originally a liturgical celebration and a feast day, it slowly ...

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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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Alimony in Georgia – What is the Law?

Committing Adultery can mean that You’ll give up Alimony

Committing adultery (or cheating) can be devastating to a marriage – and doing so often leads to divorce. If you and your spouse have decided to end your marriage due to one spouse’s adultery, you might be wondering whether it will affect any aspect of the divorce proceedings, including the issue of alimony. Read this overview of alimony in Georgia. ...

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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?

As the Practicing Law Profession becomes more saturated with new lawyers and our homes become more fractured with emotional upheaval, I have begun to ...

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How Do I File For Divorce?

Where Do I File My Divorce?

Today it is very common to have to deal with jurisdictional issues when deciding when and where to file a divorce action. Often the parties separate and leave the state in which they were residents and wait months before proceeding with their divorce. This delay allows one party to establish residency in a foreign state and the opportunity to proceed with divorce in that jurisdiction.   

Most states allow ...

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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?

First, you decide if you really want to be divorced and 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 one another and your children. Once ...

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