Man and woman on a date during divorce proceedings.

Can I Date During My Divorce?

If you are contemplating a divorce in Georgia, you may already have someone in mind whom you’d like to get to know better. This isn’t unusual. In fact, most people who are on the brink of divorce have been unhappy for quite some time—and this often leads them to look elsewhere for fulfillment. But is […]

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An Introduction to Child Custody in Georgia

If you are a parent who is seeking a divorce in Georgia, it’s important that you become familiar with the child custody process. Custody is one of the first issues to arise in most divorce cases, but many people misunderstand how it works. In order to help familiarize you with child custody in Georgia, we’ve […]

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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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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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