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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.

When and how to talk about a prenup

If you have been divorced before, you know better than some other people in Georgia about just how deeply the effects of a marriage's ends can run. Even if you have never been married or divorced before, you know doubt have heard horror stories about other people's divorces. When it is time for you to get married whether for the first or a subsequent time, you should make financial conversations a priority.

Tips for a high-asset divorce

Are you facing an impending divorce in Georgia and know that you and your spouse have a sizeable estate that will need to be divided? If so, it will be important for you to know what pitfalls to avoid and what things to focus on in order to ensure that you do not get shortchanged in your property division settlement.

Protect your business ownership in divorce

If you are like most successful entrepreneurs and other business owners, the business itself represents your life work. It is one of the most important aspects of your life, something you want to protect against any attacks and challenges.

Financial tips for people getting divorced

Upon making the decision to end a marriage, Georgia residents must put their energy into navigating the process and setting themselves up for a new future. For most people, financial matters can cause a lot of angst during a divorce but people are cautioned to avoid just focusing on immediate property division issues and look at the larger picture. It is important even in the midst of divorce proceedings to protect oneself financially for the years to come.

Protect your credit after your divorce.

People going through their first divorce are primarily concerned with the outcome of the divorce proceedings. They worry about whether they will get a favorable child support or spousal support ruling without thinking much about how these payments will be made.

Student loan debt and divorce

Are you one of the many Georgia spouses who will be getting divorced this year? Do you or does your spouse still have some student load debt left to repay? If so, you should be prepared for this to potentially factor into your divorce settlement.

Tips for spouses contemplating divorce in the New Year

The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers indicates that the first quarter of every new calendar year sees a jump in the number of divorces that are initiated. Many couples in Georgia and around the nation wait through the holidays before making the decision to end their marriages sometimes for the benefit of their children or other family members. It turns out that this waiting to file for divorce may actually be the best thing for people to do.

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