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How Is Property Divided In A Georgia Divorce?

By Buckhead Family Law |

When you and your spouse are divorcing, property division can be highly contentious, with each spouse wanting certain assets and arguing over the values of certain real and personal property. However, there is a specific procedure that is followed to ensure marital assets (and debts) are apportioned in the fairest way possible. If you… Read More »

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Duration of Child Support

By Buckhead Family Law |

Child support is intended for the benefit of the child, not the parents. The purpose is to provide financial support for the care and maintenance of a child until he or she reaches the age of majority. There are, however, certain exceptions to this depending on the child’s needs and whether the parties are… Read More »

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What is a Child Support Worksheet?

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A child support worksheet is the form utilized by courts to determine the basic child support obligation of each parent. This worksheet must be used when determining child support obligations in any case regardless of whether or not it is contested. Hampton v. Nesmith, 249 Ga. App. 514 (2008). The child support worksheet provides the… Read More »

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Does it Matter Who Files for Divorce First?

By Buckhead Family Law |

A question, which is often asked by clients, is does it matter who files for divorce first? The answer, like most in the law, is it depends. The significance of filing first is dependent on the facts of each case. In some circumstances, it may be beneficial to file first while in others, waiting… Read More »

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Is My Spouse Hiding Assets?

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When going through a divorce, it can be difficult to get a correct accounting of the martial estate. Additionally, spouses often hide assets, making the process more difficult. You have the right to a full and fair accounting of your marital estate, and a dedicated divorce attorney can help you through this process. Property… Read More »

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3 Tips for Moving Your Life Forward After Divorce

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Rebuilding your life after a divorce might seem impossible as you are adjusting to your new lifestyle, but it is in fact doable. Feeling normal again after a divorce will not be instant, but there are several ways to start moving forward and reinventing your life, as well as your children’s lives. If you… Read More »

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Child Custody, Family Violence, And Divorce

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In the past decade and a half, the Georgia Commission on Family Violence (GCFV) estimates that over 2,000 Georgians have lost their lives due to domestic violence. Some of those fatalities occurred under the threat of or during a divorce. Unfortunately, the threat of losing one’s spouse sets off many abusers, and too many… Read More »

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