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Advanced Age Divorces

Advanced Age Divorces

Wanting to get a divorce at any age because of infidelity, wanting independence, or financial stress are all valid reasons whether you are in your 20’s or your 60’s.  However, if you are closer to your 60’s there might be some circumstances should be taken into consideration such as aging, health concerns, or family related tensions such as losing certain family members or friends.  It is also good to keep in mind that there may some...

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Georgia Annulments – FAQs

Georgia Annulments – FAQs

Separating from your spouse can be a difficult process; it can cause high amounts of stress and maybe even be costly. In some instances, the court may actually grant an annulment to a couple if they meet certain criteria. However, keep in mind that it is not common for annulments to be granted. Below are some question we have had in regards to annulments. If you have questions about divorce or annulments, contact an attorney to see if they...

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How to Prepare for a Divorce

How to Prepare for a Divorce

Typically, the last thing that is on the couple’s mind when they are saying “I do” is the there is a possibility that a divorce might be in their future. There is no shame in separating if there is nothing keeping the couple together anymore, instead of fighting a losing battle, decide to go your separate paths and find happiness again. If you are considering filing for divorce, there are a several things you might want to do before the...

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Divorce Mistakes You Can Avoid

Divorce Mistakes You Can Avoid

Having a Lack of Knowledge About Your Finances One of the biggest mistakes anyone can make in a divorce is not keeping up with the finances. If one of the spouses has always been in charge of the decisions when it comes to the finances and the other spouses does not have any knowledge of it, that spouse may be at a disadvantage when the time comes to try to agree on a settlement during the divorce. If you believe your spouse is...

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Annulment Confusion?!

Annulment Confusion?!

An annulment is different from a divorce or separation in that an annulment invalidates that the marriage ever legally existed by stating that some external circumstance made the marriage invalid from the start. In Georgia the concept of marriage is analyzed under heavy skepticism and it is generally advised that the parties seek a divorce if the party’s case does not precisely meet one of the six qualifications required to obtain an...

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Alimony in Georgia – Facts and Tips

Alimony in Georgia – Facts and Tips

What is Alimony? Facts and Tips. When the topic of divorce comes up it is usually followed by words like child support, custody and alimony. When a married couple decides to get a divorce the assets they once shared are normally divided up. In some cases a spouse may experience a sudden decrease in income that was previously shared. Alimony is called for when one spouse has less income than the other and they find themselves in need of...

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