The baby boom began after World War II and ended as the Beatles invaded the U.S. in 1964. While divorce is difficult at any age, divorce late in life brings with it financial challenges that younger people simply do not yet have to face.
One of the keys to success is preparation. Whether you going to make a presentation at the office, take a test in school, deliver a performance on stage or on the playing field, preparation enables you to do your best and attain your goals.
When falling in love and entering into a new relationship, most people think about living together, binding their lives together and sharing everything in common.
It is rarely easy to unravel the lives of two people who have been married. There are often fundamental differences over how to separate and divide the assets the couple accumulated during their marriage.
It's difficult for many ambitious, successful Alpharetta business people to find that just-right balance between work and their personal lives. When their marriage is struggling, that balance can be even more elusive.
Regular readers of our Alpharetta Family Law Blog know that in a recent post, we dispelled some common myths about money and divorce. In this post, we're going to take a look at a few more of these all-too-common fictions.
There probably isn't an adult alive who doesn't subscribe to a popular myth or two. Common myths include the following: the water in toilets swirls in opposite directions in the northern and southern hemispheres; Nick Saban is the best coach in the SEC; and the Great Wall of China is the only human-made structure visible from outer space.
Money is one of the most common reasons for divorce. In many cases, one spouse spends irresponsibly, runs up debt and destroys the couple’s credit. Further, in far too many cases, the responsible spouse finds himself or herself suffering with debt problems long after the marriage has ended, often remaining tied to the irresponsible spouse for a lifetime.
Few things are more dramatic on TV than a taut courtroom scene. From pioneering TV characters such as Perry Mason and Ben Matlock to more modern attorneys Alicia Florrick and Professor Annalise Keating, courtroom speeches, breakdowns and confessions have populated some of television's most popular shows.While going to trial on TV is almost always good for ratings, in real life and family law, it often makes more sense to negotiate terms of a divorce and agree to a settlement -- including the division of assets and debt -- than it does to fight it out in a Fulton County courtroom.
When you say "I do," you are in love and ready to spend your life with that very special person. When the relationship changes and the possibility of divorce becomes a reality, it can be difficult, to say the least, to sort through all of the accompanying emotions.