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.
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.
Are you getting divorced in Georgia? Do you have assets and debts to divide with your spouse? If so, you will want to pay careful attention to the date that is ultimately identified as your official date of separtion. Just what is this and why does it matter so much?
Getting through the holiday season with a rocky marriage is never easy for Georgia spouses. The number of divorces has been historically shown to increase in January as people try to stay together through the holiday season for the sake of their families, especially the children. Whether or not that trend will hold true in 2017 remains to be seen but some recently released research gives some insight into the state of marriage and divorce in the U.S. today.
Georgia residents who have heard people talk about spouses that hide assets just before or even during a divorce might wonder what this really looks like. Do you think you would know if your husband or wife was doing this? Why would they do such a thing?
Georgia residents who are dating and considering marriage or perhaps who are married and contemplating divorce both understandably may wonder exactly what a divorce might really mean for them. In thinking about divorce, some people look around to see how many others are going through this experience as well.
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.
Anyone in Georgia who has ever gotten a divorce knows that untangling a marriage can be a very complicated thing. When the couple also owns and runs a business together, there is a whole new layer of complexity with which to deal.
When you and your spouse make the decision to end your marriage in Georgia, the actions you take next may affect your life for years to come, or even forever. The right choices may not be immediately obvious, though. We at The Siemon Law Firm often provide advice to those who want to avoid potentially devastating missteps during the divorce process.
Dividing real estate during a divorce in Georgia may seem cut and dried if your spouse wants to keep the home and you do not. However, coming to this agreement may not be as important as determining whether this decision is worth the potential financial and legal tangle. According to the New York Times, assessing the value of the home and fairly dividing the amount of equity in it are only two of many issues to consider if your spouse decides to keep this marital property.