Financial planning for a “gray divorce”

Divorce is an increasingly popular option for many people over 50 in Georgia and around the country. While divorce rates have declined for Americans overall and for younger families, older couples are much more likely to end their marriages than they were in decades past, leading to the phenomenon taking on the name “gray divorce.” […]

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What are the requirements to get a divorce in Georgia?

In Georgia, when a couple decides to divorce, it is undoubtedly a challenging time with much to think about. That often includes spousal support, child custody, child support and property division. The legal requirements for the divorce itself might not be foremost on their minds, but it is still important to understand the basics. Whether […]

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What happens to your timeshare in a divorce?

Georgia residents can sometimes face an uphill battle when dividing assets during a divorce. Deciding what to do with your timeshare property doesn’t have to be too involved or difficult, however. You have a few options available depending on the parameters of your divorce. One spouse buys another out In this scenario, one spouse will […]

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Prenuptial agreements in Cumming, GA

Prenuptial agreements have gotten a bad reputation over the years. Thanks to their presence in popular TV shows and movies, many people incorrectly assume that prenups are only for super-rich elderly people who are marrying someone decades younger than them. This stigma couldn’t be further from the truth. Residents of Cumming, Georgia should educate themselves […]

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In Georgia, you must tell a judge the reason for your divorce

Georgia differs from many other states in terms of divorce law. While other states allow no-fault divorces, Georgia law requires couples that are splitting up to provide grounds for their divorce. The grounds that you choose for your divorce and the evidence that you use to prove your grounds can have an impact on your […]

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How are retirement accounts divided in a divorce?

For many, protecting their retirement funds from excessive taxation is one of the most important things in their lives. However, all that can quickly take a back seat when a divorce occurs. During a divorce, especially in a state like Georgia where there is equitable distribution of marital property, you’ll probably have to deal with […]

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What kinds of rights do unwed parents have?

If you’re an unmarried parent in Georgia, getting visitation or custody rights can be challenging, particularly if you’re an unwed father. Many fathers are surprised to learn that establishing paternity doesn’t automatically grant them visitation rights. Here’s what you need to know about establishing your rights so that you can fight for child custody or […]

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What factors may invalidate a prenuptial agreement in Georgia?

Prenuptial agreements are common among couples who have substantial assets across Georgia. A couple that creates a prenuptial agreement usually has good reasons to do so. These reasons may include protecting a family business, keeping financial assets separate, or property ownership. Most of the time, these prenuptial agreements are done right and are legal documents. […]

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