How is Child Support Determined in Georgia?

When a couple divorces, many issues must be considered. One of the most important involves child support payments, which will ensure the couple’s children are properly cared for and able to maintain a reasonable standard of living once the divorce is final. But to determine how much child support is to be paid, a number […]

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Dividing a Home in a Divorce

One of the most difficult aspects of filing for a divorce is the division of property, especially the home. In many cases, the court considers all marital property, including a home, as joint property, which should be split 50-50 between the parties. However, the reality of splitting property in half is not easy. There are […]

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Georgia Divorce Requirements

Like all the other states in the country, Georgia has a specific set of requirements for getting a divorce. One of the  following 13 grounds for divorce must exist before a divorce proceeding is filed: The marriage is irretrievably broken Intermarriage by people within the prohibited degrees of kinship Mental incapacity at the time of […]

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Georgia Divorce Options

Unfortunately, divorce happens, and it can be a complex process. There are a number of steps to take and mistakes can complicate and delay the progression of the case. In addition to completing the accurate paperwork, the petition for divorce must be filed under the correct category. Divorce lawyers in Atlanta will work with you […]

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What Determines Alimony Amounts in Georgia?

Whether alimony is to be awarded in a Georgia divorce and the specific amount to be paid is based on several factors. Alimony is not ordered in every case, as certain criteria must be shown. If you are going through a divorce and believe alimony may be an issue, then contact our Cobb County divorce […]

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Are Parenting Plans Required in Georgia?

In the state of Georgia, when a couple is separating or chooses to divorce, there are laws pertaining to co-parenting. If the marriage or relationship produced children, parenting plans are required to ensure the best interests of the child are met. Required Parenting Plans In all cases involving child custody, a parenting plan is a […]

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Social Media Don’t During a Divorce

Going through a divorce is never easy. It becomes even harder if you have a propensity toward “foot in mouth” disease. In court, you may be able to put on a straight face and  to keep your comments to yourself for fear of prejudicing a divorce court judge against you during your court hearings. But […]

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Can I Modify My Final Divorce Decree, Order and/or Judgment?

When a marriage ends, both spouses are responsible for following the final Divorce Decree and Judgment whether it was entered by agreement or court order after trial.  The final Divorce Decree, Order and/or Judgment may alimony, child support, custody and visitation, property division, and other areas depending on the circumstances presented.  In most cases, once […]

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