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How is Debt Divided in Divorce in Georgia?

When entering into divorce, many people look at dividing the assets as one of the most important factors to consider. And it is. However, a lot of people fail to think about debts. It is easy to assume that whichever party took on a debt should be the one who absorbs the liability for the debt once the divorce is finalized. But this is not always the case.

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.

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.

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