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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.

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.

Low contribution to the marital pool prompts new division deal

"Your results may vary." Readers will recognize that as a disclaimer on just about every ad they see for any weight-loss program. Divorce is not about weight loss, but in some cases, analogies might exist. Dissolving a marriage can be difficult and emotionally challenging. And under Georgia's model of equitable distribution, views on what is fair can differ. Some could feel they've lost more than others.

Discussing future property division issues today

Brides.com tends to focus on the finery and fun of weddings, with articles about rings, dresses, honeymoons and more. But sometimes the site addresses topics that are not always easy for couples to talk over as they prepare for their big day.

On equitable distribution, and what it means for Georgia divorcees

Property division can be a contentious issue in any divorce. When two spouses have to find a way to split up the value of a home, or a car, or prized furniture and other assets, it can be a very difficult task -- especially with something as stressful as a divorce hanging over the entire discussion.

What should I know about a home appraisal in a divorce?

If you are part of one of the many homeowning couples in Georgia who is facing an impending divorce, it will be important for you to know about your options related to your home. First you will be tasked with deciding whether or not to keep your home or to sell it. Either way, you will likely need to have it appraised as part of your overall property division settlement. Forbes explains that all home appraisals may not be created equal.

Trends in millennial divorces

For Georgia residents of any age or generation, a divorce is generally an emotionally and a financially life-changing event. However, the way in which people in different age groups approach divorce may well be different. The millennial generation is finally coming to an age where some have not just gotten married but are actually now getting divorced.

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