You’re Thinking of Getting a Divorce; Here’s What I’d Like You to Know
Most clients who come to me already have decided that they want a divorce, or their spouse has already made moves to split up. But if you aren’t sure what you want or need, I may recommend you see a therapist to assist you in identifying problems and how you might resolve them. Consider keeping Read More
Getting Cute About Prenups Won’t Fly in Georgia
There is nothing less romantic than a prenuptial agreement – the contract between two lovebirds deciding how they’ll divide assets in the unthinkable event that they divorce. But if you’re going to have that awkward conversation, you might as well do it correctly. We’ve noticed a lot of cases lately in which one soon-to-be ex-spouse Read More
COVID Vaccine Approval for Young Children Could Come Soon: What if Co-Parents Disagree?
Some years ago, I worked on a case involving a parent who was in a dispute with a co-parent over whether their child would receive the typical panel of vaccinations recommended by pediatricians. The case was unusual, but as health authorities consider if the COVID-19 vaccine is safe for children, more matters like that one Read More
Is Mediation Right for Your Divorce?
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
Steps to Take Before You File for a Divorce
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
What Happens to the Family Business in a Divorce?
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