In a divorce or legal separation involving minor children, parents are often required to establish quality child support arrangements. The support payments will be used to cover the child's financial needs and pay living expenses.
Typically, divorce isn’t easy. If you and your spouse have children together, divorce can be even more complicated. Custody, parenting plans, visitation schedules, and child support are challenges that need consideration.
Couples going through a divorce in Georgia are required to divide their marital property equitably and fairly. However, to avoid sharing assets with their estranged partner, some deceitful spouses may decide to hide their property and finances.
While it may seem too early to think about divorce if you are getting married, you never know what is ahead of you and your spouse. Whether you are able to stay married until separated by death or not, it may still be a good idea to have a legal document in place that would protect your rights in the event of divorce. This is what a prenuptial agreement is for.
When your divorce is complete, you and your ex-spouse are free to remarry. However, before you tie another knot, there are certain considerations at hand because remarriage after a divorce could potentially impact alimony, child support, or even child custody.
Things may change drastically over time. There is no way around it. The changes that occur in your life after a divorce may warrant a post-decree modification. Contrary to popular belief, child custody, child support, and spousal support orders are not set in stone.
If divorced parents have a custody and visitation agreement in place, both parties must comply with the terms and conditions of the court-ordered arrangement. However, what happens if one of the parents wants to move a child out of state? Is it possible to relocate with children after the divorce?
It has taken a long time for same-sex couples to be legally wed. It took the landmark Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges in 2015 to legalize gay marriage in Georgia and in every other state that did not already recognize these unions. That recognition means that gay couples can enjoy all the benefits of marriage that opposite-sex couples have enjoyed for so long.
Divorce is a painful experience for children. Even when divorce is the best solution for family problems, children are still left with feelings of instability that may negatively impact their physical, mental, and emotional health, their relationships, and even their academic performance.
Couples who chose to get married in their twenties or thirties may discover at some point in their fifties or sixties that their marriage no longer fulfills them in one way or another. Pursuing a “silver divorce” is becoming increasingly common among older couples.