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Do I need a QDRO when getting divorced?

Are you and your spouse planning to get divorced in Georgia soon? Are you perhaps in the midst of a divorce? If so, you should learn what a Qualified Domestic Relations Order is and when you might actually benefit from using one in your divorce.

Using apps to help coparent after a divorce

If you are a divorcing Georgia parent, have you wondered how you will be able to work with your former spouse to raise you kids not just during your divorce but even once your divorce is finalized? If so, you are not alone. Coparenting after a divorce is not always easy but finding ways to do this is good not just for you but for your kids as well.

How can I tell my kids I'm getting divorced?

If you and your spouse are considering getting a divorce in Georgia, one of the things you're likely concerned about is how your kids will feel when they find out. Knowing when and how to let children know about a parental divorce is never easy but there are some things you can do to be prepared to help your children through it.

Benefits of a postnup for stay-at-home parents

Georgia couples who make the choice after they are married to have one spouse stay home to raise the kids too often overlook the importance of a postnuptial agreement. Choosing to raise one's children is indeed a positive thing but it can come with a price - literally.

Prenup mistakes to avoid

More and more couples in Georgia today are taking advantage of the benefits that a prenuptial agreement can offer. However, when entering into any legal contract it is important to ensure that the contract is valid if and when it is ever needed. A prenuptial agreement is a contract like any other yet many people fall prey to some common errors that leave them without the protection they thought they had if they ever get divorced.

Helping kids through the holidays after a divorce

While many Georgians are eagerly anticipating the holiday season, you may be concerned about how you can help your children if this is the first set of holidays since you got divorced. Even if you have a clearly identified parenting plan that outlines which parent your kids will be with on what days, you know that all of your choices are not made.

Know your rights as a father during separation

Many fathers fear losing their kids during separation with their spouse. Courts can have a tendency to be biased against fathers. Due to these social biases many men will give up their parental rights during separation and divorce without knowing the facts. It is important for fathers to understand that they have equal rights under the law.

How can I help my school-aged child understand divorce?

If you and your spouse have decided to get divorced and you have school-aged children, you will need to figure out how to break the news to the kids. Many other Georgia parents have struggled with the best ways to do this. While every child and every situation is unique, following are some tips from BabyCenter that can help you through the process.

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