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Is a lawyer really necessary for a divorce in Georgia?

Many people facing divorce are tempted to handle their divorces on their own. With all of the knowledge and resources available online today, people may wonder if it is worth it to hire a lawyer to represent them in their divorce cases. Especially for people who love to save money and handle things on their own, representing themselves can be a tempting option.

Low contribution to the marital pool prompts new division deal

"Your results may vary." Readers will recognize that as a disclaimer on just about every ad they see for any weight-loss program. Divorce is not about weight loss, but in some cases, analogies might exist. Dissolving a marriage can be difficult and emotionally challenging. And under Georgia's model of equitable distribution, views on what is fair can differ. Some could feel they've lost more than others.

Family Law Issues Affecting the LGBT Community

Same-sex marriage was legalized at the federal level in 2015. This sweeping legalization is certainly a means of celebration for the LGBT community, and while same-sex couples can now get married in any state, they may hit some snags when it comes to divorce. This is largely because this change of law is still trickling down to the state level, and some people who married in one state but were not recognized as married in other states are encountering red tape when trying to end their unions.

Discussing future property division issues today

Brides.com tends to focus on the finery and fun of weddings, with articles about rings, dresses, honeymoons and more. But sometimes the site addresses topics that are not always easy for couples to talk over as they prepare for their big day.

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