The Difference Between Postnup and Prenup Agreements

When two people decide to marry it is usually because they are in love and have decided life together will be sheer bliss. But sadly, the reality is that more than 40 percent of marriages end in divorce, with the percentage increasing to between 67 and 74 percent for second and subsequent marriages. This is […]

Written by on December 14, 2018

Understanding the Roles of the Collaborative Divorce Team

Collaborative divorce is an alternative to the traditional divorce procedure that commonly involves two sets of lawyers battling in court to get the best deal for their client. Non-adversarial in nature, collaborative divorce is widely considered to be the approach of choice when there are children involved. Of course, it is also the approach for […]

Written by on November 30, 2018

The Emotional and Financial Security of Separation Agreements

To file for divorce in Georgia, a couple must be “separated,” meaning they no longer have marital relations. While many American states offer legal separation as an alternative to divorce, Georgia doesn’t recognize this option. However, the courts do support separate maintenance, which is very similar in concept. If married couples decide to separate without […]

Written by on September 27, 2018

Divorce Mediation: Effective Negotiation Tips

In the past, a court proceeding was one of the only options, if not the only one, for divorce. These days,  divorce mediation is a popular option because it offers a personal and less stressful experiance to an already tense situation. Mediation can also take less time than divorce court proceedings and involves far fewer […]

Written by on August 24, 2018

Tips to Make the Divorce Process Easier

Divorce is a rough process, there’s no doubt about it. It turns lives upside down and by its very definition pulls families apart. No couple enters marriage with the intent of it ending, and when a marriage does fall apart, it’s a painful time to say the least. Divorce can not only be painful, it […]

Written by on March 30, 2018

How Long Does it Take to Get Divorce in Georgia?

It takes many people a really long time to decide the time has come to get a divorce in Georgia. But once the decision is made, they generally want it to be over as soon as possible. However, there are legal issues that sometimes drag the process out a lot longer than you might have […]

Written by on March 14, 2018

Is the Threat of Divorce More Common After the Holidays?

As the annual winter holidays loom so too does the threat of stress that can lead the breakdown of marriage, a US study predicts. Ironically, it seems to be due to the fact that holiday periods represent the opportunity for new beginnings and something a little different to the norm. The study led by Professor […]

Written by on December 30, 2017

What to Discuss During Divorce Mediation

Divorce mediation is growing in popularity because it makes the divorce process much easier to handle. Instead of fighting about a divorce settlement in court, experienced mediation attorneys help couples reach consensus out of court. They then take the agreement to the court for a judge to approve. First of all, it’s important to realize […]

Written by on November 15, 2017

How Divorce Mediation Helps The Children

Marriage doesn’t always work out, and there’s certainly no reason to beat yourself up if you end up filing for divorce. The really hard part though is when children are involved. Far too often they blame themselves for causing a rift between their parents, or on the opposite end of the scale feel that their […]

Written by on September 15, 2017

Choosing a Judge or a Mediation Attorney for Divorce

Divorce is tough and because it is generally the final chapter in a failed relationship negotiating divorce terms with your spouse might seem impossible. How are you going to agree on divorce terms that will suit both parties? This is why you need other people to be involved in the process. But, while a judge […]

Written by on July 31, 2017