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As a general rule, parties in a Georgia divorce are responsible for their own attorneys’ fees.  In many cases, however, one spouse will ask the court to order the other spouse to pay his or her attorneys’ fees.  When this occurs, it is totally up to the judge to decide if one spouse should pay…

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As divorce rates for older Americans continue to rise, Social Security benefits often become an issue in the parties’ divorce proceedings. Divorce can have significant effects on any Social Security benefits that you receive, both now and in the future. For example, an individual who was married for at least 10 years, who is unmarried,…

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It is not always necessary for you and your spouse to go to court if you want to get divorced.  Whether or not you must appear in front of a judge depends on whether you and your spouse are able to come to an agreement on all issues related to your divorce, including matters related…

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Twenty years ago, a divorce involving a person over the age of 50 was rare. Today, however, one in four people who are divorced are age 50 or older.  The divorce rate for this demographic has doubled.  As life spans have increased and divorce has become more culturally acceptable, the growth in divorce rates for…

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Finances are always a difficult issue to tackle, whether you are married or single. However, if you are recently divorced, you have some major changes and tasks ahead of you in order to safeguard your financial situation and safeguard your future. First, be sure to build an emergency fund as quickly as possible. Many recently…

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With the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision finding that same-sex couples have the constitutional right to marry, the state of Georgia now must recognize and perform same-sex marriages. The high court’s decision effectively overturned Georgia’s constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriages, which was enacted back in 2004. Along with same-sex marriages in the state of Georgia,…

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People who are getting divorced are often surprised to learn of the many different tax problems that result from divorce proceedings. All too often, divorcing couples fail to consider the tax consequences of their actions, which can have disastrous results if they don’t get the proper advice and make the right decisions about tax-related issues.…

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Divorce is an unpleasant subject that no one really likes to consider. However, the reality is many of us will face divorce at one point or another in our lives, either personally or indirectly through a close family member or friend. When divorce confronts us, emotions often make it difficult to make the best decisions,…

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When you are facing a divorce, the most common professional that you think to consult is, of course, a Georgia divorce attorney. However, depending on the circumstances surrounding your case, there may be issues in your case that require the advice and counsel of other professionals aside from your attorney. For example, if your case…

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Historically, most states, including the state of Georgia, required some proof of fault in order for a couple to get divorced. Starting in the 1970s, however, states began to focus on making the divorce process easier rather than more difficult. In 1973, Georgia added a “no-fault” option for people seeking a divorce in the state.…

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