What you need to know about dividing a home in a divorce

When you divorce, a shared life is split in two. Not only is your relationship over, but you must also divide all your shared property. You must decide who gets the china, the cars and the couch. Georgia is an equitable distribution state. All your marital property, which are most assets acquired during the marriage, […]

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Dividing Teacher Retirement Benefits in Georgia Divorce

There are some benefits that are notoriously difficult to divide in divorce. Military benefits commonly cause numerous challenges, and complex IRAs for executives also pose challenges. However, many people don’t realize it, but teacher retirement benefits are among the most difficult to divide. It is important for teachers and their spouses to be aware of […]

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Avoiding a big IRA mistake in divorce

In most divorces, there is at least one dispute difficult to resolve before the marriage can be legally brought to a close. In some divorces, the most difficult disagreements can be found in emotionally charged matters such as child custody. In other situations, the most contentious conflicts are over how to distribute marital assets such […]

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Who gets the pet after divorce?

Many married couples treat their furry friends like children. This is particularly true for couples who do not have any children yet. However, if the marriage ends, then pet custody becomes a point of contention. During divorce proceedings, the topic of pet ownership can come up. If you and your spouse both actively want the dog or cat, […]

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Study: Household chores disputes factor in 25 percent of divorces

Who is going to do the dishes, mow the yard and clean the cat litter? Who is going to vacuum the living room and who is taking care of laundry? Who is going grocery shopping and who is undertaking spring cleaning? Unsurprisingly, questions over household chores are often the source of conflict in marriage. In […]

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Study: genetics a significant factor in divorce

If you look back in time at your parents, grandparents and beyond, do you see a history of long marriages or do you see stories of separations and divorces? According to a new study, your family narrative is an indication that genetics plays a significant role in whether or not you will get a divorce […]

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Who gets the art? Division of valuable assets in divorce

In the process of divorce, the court divides the property between the divorcing parties. This is no major revelation, and in concept this is a pretty simple operation: After determining the value of the various properties to be divided, the court separates the property between the two. The problems often arise when it comes to […]

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Working after retirement is good financial protection for divorce

For couples who are reaching retirement age, divorce might be an attractive option. However, there are some significant consequences and dangers that many people might not anticipate. One of the primary risks involves financial security in your retirement years after a divorce. For many people, divorced and married, working during retirement years can be a […]

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Dividing retirement assets in divorce

The big questions come at couples at a fast and furious pace in divorce. Disputes over matters such as child custody can be difficult to resolve. So, too, can disagreements over how to divide assets, including retirement accounts. Sometimes people fail to realize that the nest egg can be a couple’s greatest financial asset. That […]

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