Most people who go through divorce simply want the process to be over as quickly as possible. For some, this means enforcing a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement. For others, it means working through tough negotiations that lead to a resolution both sides agree to.
After six years, Mandy Moore and Ryan Adams have ended their marriage. They would have liked to do so earlier - they announced their separation well over a year ago - but could not agree on the terms of their divorce.
One of the most difficult parts of the divorce process is the division of property. This can be particularly complicated for couples who have significant or complex financial assets--such as stock portfolios, vacation properties and retirement plans. In any case, it is critical that property and assets are divided appropriately in order to protect the financial interests of the parties involved.
Unfortunately, when a divorce becomes contentious, particularly a high-asset divorce, it is not uncommon for a spouse to hide assets. Many Marietta residents think that their soon-to-be exes would never do such a thing, but divorce can bring out the worst in people. In order for the property and asset division process to be fair, it is critical for all assets to be accounted for and properly valuated.
Many spouses who consider divorce in the current economy face questions about either spouse's ability to keep a house that is worth much less than it may have been several years ago. Marital property division can be difficult under the best of financial circumstances, but negative equity in the family home can pose challenges if the house is the couple's primary asset.
For some people, divorce is a bitter and gruesome battle, and ex-spouses never speak with each other again. That is the scene many people picture when they imagine divorce. The concept leaves a bitter taste in people's mouths, and it makes them reluctant to admit they are considering divorce.
When people think about the decisions many celebrities make, we often regard them as good examples of what not to do. Some celebrities seem to assume that they have so much money that they can afford to be financially careless.
Couples in Georgia who are working through divorce tend to face challenging emotional battles. Legal experts say that conflicted personal feelings often get in the way of negotiating logical and objective high asset divorce settlements.
Separation and divorce for Georgia couples, like anywhere else in the U.S., can be an emotionally painful process, especially when a marriage has been long-term. For an ex-governor and first lady, the process is also public.
Anytime a couple divorces, there are numerous elements that must be considered. Couples in Marietta must consider matters related to parenting plans and asset division. However, couples who have large or complex assets also have additional matters to consider.