Can I Modify Alimony in Georgia

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After a  divorce, many legal aspects and procedures are flexible in terms of modifications. Life situations can change after a divorce is finalized. The law provides a way for individuals to ensure that life does move smoothly, especially in situations involving children. Long story short, in Georgia, you can modify alimony. You just have to […]

Going Through a Divorce? Watch What You Tweet

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Divorce cases are delicate situations. What you say may change the course of any court process, even if it’s just a one-word comment or “liking” someone else’s post. So much of a divorce or custody proceeding relies on your character, and how you are presenting yourself to the judge. Some quick examples of how bad social […]

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Is Divorce Mediation Right for You?

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A separation frequently stirs up negative emotions like resentment and anger. Unfortunately, emotional conflict can make divorce even more costly. If you want to steer clear of a costly trial and court hearings, you should consider divorce mediation. Here is some information that will help you decide whether divorce mediation is the right choice for […]

Can I Ask My Spouse to Sign a Postnuptial Agreement?

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You may be unfamiliar with a postnuptial agreement. The prenuptial agreement is more well-known. However, a postnuptial agreement can be beneficial as well, provided all parties are on the same page. In short, yes, you can ask your spouse for a postnuptial agreement. It doesn’t mean, however, you’ll get the answer you want. Postnuptial Agreement: A […]

How Can a Domestic Violence Victim Attorney Help?

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Domestic violence is something that should never be acceptable in a loving home, and sometimes, it doesn’t show up right away. This is why ANYONE can find themselves a victim in this type of relationship, regardless of gender. Even confident and otherwise successful individuals have fallen into this painful relationship. Many times the abuser is […]

For the Love of Pets, How Does Pet Custody Work?

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Our bond with animals can run very deep to the point of kinship, and it is felt by the humans as well as the animals involved. Dogs tend to think of the family as their own special pack, just like a pack of dogs. Cats often feel the same, too. Our furry family members seem […]

Divorce Is A Pain In The Assets

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Divorce is hard enough, and dividing assets doesn’t offer much in the way of relief. And although Carrie Underwood fans might get satisfaction out of trashing their ex’s car, the headache of the following highly-likely legal battle will probably have her paying him back for damages. (And by the way, carving your name “into his […]

5 Things You Need to Know About Divorce

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A small percentage of marriages end easily and cleanly with little argument from either side. Most divorces require a bit of push and pull before reaching a settlement. Here is some basic information that can help you to get the best possible outcome once the divorce process is all said and done. Honestly, there really […]

Recent Tax Bill Affects Alimony Starting January 2019

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If you haven’t heard by now, the new tax bill reaches far and wide to affect individual’s in all kinds of difficult situations—and that includes divorcing couples and the children involved. On Jan. 1, 2019, Trump’s rushed tax code to overturn tax deductions on alimony will go into effect. Lawyers are already seeing a rise […]

Can a court order alimony payment while a divorce or separation case is pending before the Court?

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Under both situations a court is authorized to order spousal support. As part of the judgment of dissolution or legal separation, a court may order payment of alimony. Similarly, a court may order one spouse to pay “temporary” alimony to the other spouse while a divorce or legal separation lawsuit is pending.