A couple that is getting a divorce in Georgia.

What Not to Do When Getting a Divorce in Georgia

The divorce process can be challenging, but people often make it more difficult than is necessary. By avoiding the actions described below, you’ll not only save yourself time and money, but you’ll make the divorce process easier for your children, your ex, and anyone else affected by your divorce. Below is an overview of what […]

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Woman trying to understand an answer and counterclaim in her divorce.

Georgia Divorce 101: What Is an Answer and Counterclaim?

Sometimes, when a couple goes through a divorce, they are in complete agreement from the get-go regarding how they want their marriage to end, and they resolve all their issues prior to filing their divorce documents with the court. This is rare. Most divorces are adversarial and begin when one spouse files a complaint for […]

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Woman figuring out her spouse's debts before filing for divorce.

Will I Be Liable for My Spouse’s Debts Following My Georgia Divorce?

Financial issues, including debts, are a major cause of divorce. Common examples of financial problems that lead to divorce include:   Job loss Overspending Debt accumulation One spouse’s lack of financial contribution to the household  And although people often pursue divorce to solve their financial problems, they sometimes forget that they may have ongoing financial […]

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Divorced parents with child learning the best co-parenting practices.

Helpful Co-Parenting Tips for Divorced Parents

As a divorced parent, it’s important to co-parent your children in a manner that fosters their growth and development. Unfortunately, however, divorced parents sometimes get caught up in their personal feelings and all but forget about the well-being of their children. In order to avoid this and other common co-parenting problems, we’ve compiled some helpful […]

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E.N. Banks-Ware Law Firm discusses what should older couples do if they are considering a divorce.

Divorce for Older Couples in Georgia

When older couples begin having marital problems, they often wonder whether divorce is the right decision. Unfortunately, for many couples, despite their best efforts to make things work, divorce is often the only appropriate choice. Late-life divorce is a much more difficult decision to make than most people think. Older married couples often have longer […]

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E.N. Banks-Ware Law Firm discusses why divorce preparation is vital.

Here’s Why Divorce Preparation Is Important

For most people, the divorce process can be overwhelming. The end of one’s marriage is often an emotional time, and the divorce process itself can seem insurmountable. Despite this, if you plan on getting a divorce, is it imperative that you properly prepare. Of course, it can be difficult to prepare alone, particularly if you’ve […]

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E.N. Banks-Ware Law Firm, LLC discusses how to modify child support orders in Georgia.

How to Modify Child Support in Georgia

It is possible to modify child support in Georgia. However, the process can be confusing for those who are unfamiliar with Georgia law. And it is often this confusion that prevents parents from attempting to modify child support orders even when modification is necessary. Therefore, if you need to modify a child support order in […]

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E.N. Banks-Ware Law Firm, LLC gives an overview of parenting plans in Georgia.

About Parenting Plans in Georgia

Regardless of whether it’s contentious or amicable, divorce can be extremely difficult for children. Luckily, in Georgia, the courts want children to maintain healthy, positive relationships with both of their parents. One way the state facilitates this is through parenting plans. If you’re a parent and are contemplating divorce in Georgia, please review the information […]

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E.N. Banks-Ware Law Firm gives an overview of child support and the termination of parental rights.

About Child Support and the Termination of Parental Rights in Georgia

In Georgia, parents have a legal obligation to financially support their children. However, under certain circumstances, this rule doesn’t apply. If you have questions about your financial obligations as a parent in Georgia, please review the information below, and contact a Lithonia family law attorney today for guidance.  The termination of parental rights in Georgia […]

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E.N. Banks-Ware Law Firm, LLC discusses the most common divorce mistakes in Georgia.

Common Georgia Divorce Mistakes

Divorce can be a tough process. The parties to a divorce often experience a wide range of emotions, including guilt, anger, sadness, and loneliness. And although these emotions are a normal part of the process, they can lead divorcing spouses to make mistakes, some of which can have long-lasting financial and emotional effects. If you […]

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