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Protecting Your Child During a Divorce: The Private Courtroom Keeps Family Secrets Out of Public Record

Author: Renée H. Neary

Georgia is one of only two states in the country that permits divorcing spouses to air their grievances before a jury of their peers. Although jury trials in divorce cases are relatively rare, the issue of child custody in divorce is not. As a matter of public policy and state law – regardless of whether Read More

Should You Postpone Your Divorce Until After the New Year?

Author: BCNTR

When a couple ultimately decides on divorce, the spouses typically want to get the matter resolved as quickly and painlessly as possible. However, there may be a financial advantage to staying married through the end of the calendar year. Tax liability is a major factor that should be considered when negotiating a divorce settlement. Couples Read More

Should You Keep the Family Home After a Divorce?

Author: BCNTR

During a divorce settlement, deciding what happens to marital home can be gut wrenching. Typically, the home is one of the divorcing couple’s largest assets, but the property can’t easily be split. Either one of the parties may want to keep the family home, but sometimes the better decision may be to sell it and Read More

What is a Postnuptial Agreement and When is It Necessary?

Author: Raquel Saltzman

There are many scenarios where a couple ought to consider obtaining a postnuptial agreement, but a common situation is when either the husband or wife has an affair. This can be a very trying time in the couple’s marriage and in deciding how to move forward, they may seek therapy or consult with a divorce Read More

What to Expect at Your First Meeting with a Divorce Attorney

Author: Robert D. Boyd

The last place most people want to visit is the office of a divorce lawyer. If that dreaded event becomes a necessity, you should go with a plan and have certain expectations regarding what you hope to accomplish in that initial visit. You should be prepared to talk openly and candidly with the divorce lawyer Read More

Georgia Law and Frozen Embryos: Who Has Rights?

With the advancement of technology and the rapid development of fertility testing and treatment, assisted reproductive technologies (ART) have become more common, with in vitro fertilization (IVF) emerging as the most utilized method. IVF involves taking eggs from a female donor, fertilizing them in the laboratory with a male’s sperm and transferring the resulting embryos Read More