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Custody and Moving Out of State After Divorce

Posted on : April 4, 2014
Georgia’s Best Interests Standard in Relocation Cases If you’re a parent with a custody agreement in Georgia, you may want to think carefully before relocating out of state. With its 2003 decision in Bodne v. Bodne, Georgia’s Supreme Court dramatically …

Enjoying the Holidays After Divorce

Posted on : December 9, 2013
The holidays are supposed to be a warm, fuzzy time of the year, complete with fragrant Thanksgiving turkeys, yummy pumpkin pie a la mode, twinkling Christmas trees and soft stockings hung on the fireplace. A recent divorce can make these …

Custody Rights for Fathers

Posted on : October 17, 2013
Dads, Listen Up: Here’s What You Need to Know About Custody Before Heading to Court: Horror stories about unfair divorces, custody arguments and ex-husbands who refuse to pay child support are abundant, but there’s another side to divorce that’s not talked …

Facebook and Divorce

Posted on : August 13, 2013
Gone are the days when lawyers wished for a hotel receipt and love letter to prove adultery.  Social networking sites —  Facebook, Myspace, Twitter and Foursquare — are now front and center when it comes to evidence of adultery and …

How to Divide Credit Card Debt in Divorce

Posted on : February 28, 2013
The stress of having a spouse with an out-of-control credit card spending habit can certainly strain a marriage and lead to divorce, but increasingly, Americans are being forced to use their credit cards just to make ends meet. Before the recession, divorces were primarily about how a couple’s assets were going to be divided. Sadly, in todays down economy, people are having to worry more about who is going to get stuck with the credit card debt than they are about dividing the assets. In the same way that “marital” property is distinguished from “separate” property, any debt taken on during the marriage is also considered to be a “marital” debt and is subject to Georgia’s laws of equitable division.