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Navigating the Unique Pitfalls of Divorce for Same-Sex Couples in Georgia

The landmark Supreme Court ruling in 2015, Obergefell v. Hodges, gave same-sex couples the right to marry throughout the United States, but not all marriages last forever. Divorce is just as much a reality for same-sex couples as it is for heterosexual unions. When a same-sex couple residing in Georgia decides to end their marriage and Read More

Why do many marriages end in divorce? The answer may not be what you think.

Author: Amy B. Saul

In family law, it’s one of the questions we hear all the time: “What’s the most common reason people get divorced?” People assume an affair is often to blame for breaking up a marriage. However, many divorce lawyers who have handled all types of family law cases say infidelity typically is a symptom of fundamental Read More

Digital Assets in Divorce: How Are They Divided?

Author: BCNTR

With our lives increasingly intertwined with technology, the division of digital assets is an area that shouldn’t be overlooked in a divorce. Digital assets include any content, such as photos, videos, music and documents, stored on smartphones, tablets, computers or remote servers that make up the cloud. Part of any divorce is determining how to Read More

Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements are Prudent Planning, Not Reason for Suspicion

I have always thought about pre- and postnuptial agreements the same way I think about insurance: I hope I do not have to use it, but I am glad to know it is there in case I do. For newly engaged couples, there are few topics less romantic than a prenuptial agreement. It can be Read More

Best Practices for Young Professionals Combining Their Finances

For young couples planning to marry, one of the first practical considerations is how they will bring their finances together. Money is often at the root of many marital problems when we counsel people seeking a divorce. Nobody preparing to tie the knot is simultaneously planning how to divide assets when a marriage unravels. However, Read More

Opioid Epidemic Forces More Grandparents to Seek Custody of Their Grandchildren

As the opioid crisis increasingly devastates individuals, families and communities across the nation, attention is now being turned to grandparents and other relatives who are stepping in to seek custody of children in households shattered by this drug epidemic.   According to the Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention, almost 400,000 people died from Read More