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A look at the link between income and divorce rates

Alpharetta's residents fill a wide range of occupations, with a corresponding vast spectrum of income levels. A recent analysis of Census data showed which of the highest paying occupations across the nation are the most likely to go through a divorce.

Establishing paternity in IVF cases just got more difficult.

Over the past 20 years, there have been remarkable advancements in assistive reproductive technology. Artificial insemination and in-vitro fertilization have given the ability to have children to many couples who were otherwise infertile.

Grounds for a divorce in Georgia

You are sitting in your Alpharetta, going down the list: your spouse is a fan of the Alabama Crimson Tide. Check. Your spouse thinks Carrot Top is funny. Check. Your spouse has checked out of your marriage and checked into a hotel with an attractive co-worker. Check.

DIY divorce: don't do it

Building your own computer; constructing a planter out of old boards; putting together a tiny ship inside a bottle; and burning your family name and coat of arms into a piece of wood. All of these things are among the many excellent do-it-yourself projects people in Alpharetta take on from time to time.

Putting the American dream back together

One part of the American dream is clear: everyone should have the same rights, freedoms and opportunities to succeed. Another part of that dream is that after working hard and succeeding, Americans can retire comfortably and enjoy the fruits of their labors.

Unstable retirement economics demand a strategic approach to divorce

Many people take a minimalist approach to divorces, especially when it comes to the financial aspects of divorce. For many divorcing parties, simply getting through the divorce as quickly as possible and moving on with life are the most important goals, so they don't pay adequate attention to the financial considerations involved.

Cohabitation increasingly a way of avoiding divorce over 50

Back in the day, cohabitation was scandalous. It was simply and completely inappropriate for unmarried couples to live together. Over time, American society softened its views on cohabitation. Today, cohabitation is widely viewed as a common-sense way for people to get to know each other before marriage.

Never use social media during a divorce

For both men and women living in the state of Georgia, the divorce rate is higher than rates in other parts of the United States. There are several tips for divorcing couples to follow when going through a divorce. However, one people often overlook is the use of social media. Users have a tendency to overshare on these platforms, and in a divorce, too much information can be a person's undoing. 

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