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Case Law Reviews: Divorce

Separate Bank Accounts Won’t Protect Your Money in a Divorce

Categories: Divorce, Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreement

When marriages falter, both husbands and wives often look for ways to protect their financial position. What was “what’s mine is yours” becomes “what’s mine is mine.” People often have good reasons for separating assets from their about-to-be-ex, who may have proven to be lacking in trust. But, in most cases, shared assets will remain Read More

The High Cost of Breaking Up Later in Life

Categories: Alimony, Divorce, Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreement

Some things get simpler as you get older, but divorce is not one of them. Couples in their 50s and beyond who decide to part ways should be prepared for lots of work – and expense – as they unweave the years they spent together. By midlife, couples may have accumulated assets such as art Read More

Everything You Need To Know About Postnuptial Agreements

Categories: Divorce, General, Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreement

While many couples sign prenuptial agreements before their wedding date, we also are often asked about implementing similar agreements for couples already married. These couples usually are considering divorce and want to resolve issues surrounding the division of their marital assets before a possible divorce. In some cases, couples are rebuilding a marriage that has Read More

What Happens to the Family Business in a Divorce?

Categories: Divorce, Marital Property

One of the concerns some couples encounter in the run-up to a divorce is whether they will lose a family business. They may fear that the division of their assets will force the sale of a long-held family business, potentially destroying the livelihood of one or both spouses. There is no doubt a family-owned business Read More

Steps to Take Before You File for a Divorce

Categories: Alimony, Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce, General, Marital Property, Parental Rights

Most couples see a divorce coming months or even years before they call a lawyer. The period leading up to the divorce filing is when you should take practical steps that will give you a sure footing and protect you in your new life. Money, children, and “the talk” are the issues that are likely Read More

Is Mediation Right for Your Divorce?

Categories: Divorce, Marital Property, Settlement Agreement

Most judges in Georgia require divorcing couples to go through mediation before they will schedule a trial. Mediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution, which means it is a process where the parties attempt to resolve their divorce case without having a trial. Don’t regard this as just another hurdle that has to be Read More

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