What Challenges Do Couples Over 50 Face When Divorcing?

For many reasons, more couples are divorcing later in life. Divorce over age 50—sometimes called “gray divorce”—poses some added challenges couples need to consider before making decisions.  Retirement Plans Couples divorcing closer to retirement age have less time to rebuild savings after the divorce. It costs more to establish two separate households, so divorcing couples…

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Challenges of Divorcing a Narcissist and How We Can Help

Narcissists display a pattern of self-centered and arrogant behavior. They lack empathy and consideration for others. Because narcissists believe they are superior, they often don’t even notice the needs of others or acknowledge their opinions. Their self-centered nature leads them to bully and exploit others. If you’re married to someone like this, you probably feel…

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Avoiding the Pitfalls of LGBTQIA+ Divorce in Georgia

As the nation celebrates Pride Month, many couples in the LGBTQIA+ community reflect on the fight for equality, including the recognition of LGBTQIA+ marriage. Unfortunately, the long and winding road toward the legalization of marriages in Georgia often creates added complications when LGBTQIA+ couples divorce. If you are in the process of an LGBTQIA+ divorce…

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Creating a Parenting Plan in Georgia

17 Factors the Georgia Courts Consider When Deciding Custody There are many options the courts in Georgia consider when determining custody. To help you prepare for custody options, download this free guide that includes seventeen factors the courts consider when deciding on parenting time between you and your kids. Creating a Parenting Plan in Georgia…

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Are You Entitled to Alimony in Georgia?

In many marriages, one spouse focuses more on a career while the other puts less emphasis on developing a vocation and more on building a secure life in the home. After several years, the partner who focuses on their career will generally be able to earn much more than the partner who sets aside work…

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Filing Taxes During and After a Divorce: What Changes?

Divorce complicates everything for a while, including your taxes. If you are in the midst of a divorce or are filing your first tax return after your divorce was finalized, you’ll have to consider a number of different factors. Can You File a Joint Return? You may consider yourself a separate entity, but if your…

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Helpful Tips on Preparing for Divorce

We are well into the new year, and while some people are making resolutions to get healthier, others may be contemplating divorce. In honor of January being national “Get Organized” Month, we offer a checklist that hopefully helps you prepare for the tasks ahead. It’s hard enough anticipating months of uncertainty. Whatever you can prepare…

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Navigating the Holidays During a Divorce

December has been designated as “Stress-Free Family Holidays Month.” While it may seem impossible to combine the terms “stress-free,” “family,” and “holidays” all in the same sentence, it is possible to reduce your level of anxiety during the Holiday Season, even when you are going through something as traumatic as a divorce. Let Go of…

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What’s the Difference Between an Uncontested and Contested Divorce?

In an uncontested divorce, both parties agree on the important issues, including (but not limited to) division of marital assets, child custody, and spousal support/alimony. As a result, the process is usually straightforward, relatively inexpensive, and won’t involve any extended litigation. A contested divorce is different. The process is lengthier and more complex. When the…

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