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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Marital abandonment, also called desertion, is a legal ground for divorce in Georgia. The willful and continued desertion by either spouse for a year or more is considered abandonment and constitutes a sufficient reason for the court to grant a total divorce.

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Slip-and-fall accidents are common in Georgia, and they occur through no fault of the injured party. These accidents often lead to significant injuries, including broken bones, concussions, spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, and paralysis.

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Adultery can have a major effect on divorce proceedings in Georgia. To put it simply, if adultery can be proved, then the cheating spouse is at a significant disadvantage. However, there are many exceptions to this rule, making the subject of adultery and divorce in Georgia a complicated issue.

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