April 2018

Your Post-Divorce Financial Security

2018-04-15T15:18:36+00:00

No matter how civilly your divorce proceeds and no matter how much both you and your divorcing spouse are willing to compromise with each other, divorce is hard. That’s a fact. If you’re going through a divorce, it’s natural to want to speed up the stressful process and to simply get to the other side [...]

Your Post-Divorce Financial Security 2018-04-15T15:18:36+00:00

Your High-Asset Georgia Divorce

2018-04-15T15:08:46+00:00

Every divorce is difficult, stressful, and emotionally wrought, but some divorces are more so. If you’re facing a divorce that encompasses high assets, things can be even more complicated. The two most significant sticking-points that most divorcing couples face involve finances and child custody. When the financial stakes are high, the financial issue is often [...]

Your High-Asset Georgia Divorce 2018-04-15T15:08:46+00:00

The Upside of Divorce Mediation

2018-04-15T15:00:49+00:00

Even the friendliest divorces are hard, and unfortunately, even friendly divorces can head south in the heat of the moment. If you’re looking at a divorce, the first thing you should do in protection of your rights and best interests is to retain an experienced Georgia divorce lawyer. Such an action does not mean that [...]

The Upside of Divorce Mediation 2018-04-15T15:00:49+00:00

If Your Georgia Divorce Does Go to Court

2018-04-13T21:37:29+00:00

It’s been said many times before, but it bears repeating – every divorce is difficult in one way or another. Most divorces, however, are settled out of court via mediation. Mediation is usually a less stressful, less expensive, and more predictable method for finalizing a divorce, but there are cases in which the divorcing spouses [...]

If Your Georgia Divorce Does Go to Court 2018-04-13T21:37:29+00:00

How Joint Custody Works in Georgia

2018-04-13T21:18:13+00:00

Divorce is always difficult. When children are involved, however, it becomes that much more difficult – and custody is typically the most emotionally fraught component of a divorce. Making well-considered custody arrangements is critical to the divorce process, but many divorcing couples are confused by the very language associated with custody in Georgia. It can [...]

How Joint Custody Works in Georgia 2018-04-13T21:18:13+00:00

March 2018

What is a prenuptial agreement?

2018-04-02T19:33:05+00:00

Prenuptial agreements are not all that uncommon, especially when couples marry later in life. Asking a future spouse to sign a prenuptial agreement might be a touchy subject. If you are getting married and considering a prenuptial agreement, you will want to plan carefully. Pre-planning can be critical to the validity and enforceability of your [...]

What is a prenuptial agreement? 2018-04-02T19:33:05+00:00

Changes coming in the tax law

2018-04-02T17:11:44+00:00

The new Trump tax plan and changes in tax law are setting up 2018 to be a potentially important year for filing for divorce. In the event that you are facing a divorce in 2018 and might have to pay alimony, you might want to accelerate your divorce proceedings to be complete before the end [...]

Changes coming in the tax law 2018-04-02T17:11:44+00:00

Common Myths about Divorce

2018-04-02T16:58:13+00:00

Someone knows someone who had a bad divorce experience. Myths about the divorce process can come from many places. Often friends or family with bad experiences might articulate their opinion, which could be mistaken for fact. Our Dawson County family law attorney can help you understand the truth about divorce. Here are a list of [...]

Common Myths about Divorce 2018-04-02T16:58:13+00:00

Who Gets the Pets in a Divorce?

2018-03-12T22:00:37+00:00

During a divorce, couples often argue over who will get physical custody of the children and how they will divide property. But what about your pets? Unless you and your ex intend to live together in the future, one of you will need to take your dog, cat, or rabbit with you. In a Georgia [...]

Who Gets the Pets in a Divorce? 2018-03-12T22:00:37+00:00

February 2018

Setting up a Child Custody Arrangement

2018-02-12T02:50:55+00:00

Child custody in Georgia can take on several forms. What is in the best of interests for one child, may not work for another. Therefore, child custody is very fact specific and each case is unique. If you need assistance with a child custody suit, a Lumpkin County family law attorney can assist. We can [...]

Setting up a Child Custody Arrangement 2018-02-12T02:50:55+00:00