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Facebook Status Update: "I'm Divorced"

Internet news sites and newspapers are packed with stories about Facebook's contribution to the divorce process. Largely ignored, however, is Facebook's impact on life after divorce. Questions we never would have imagined 10 years ago, such as whether to keep an ex-spouse on the "friends" list or how much of one's inner life to put on the "wall," now challenge many divorced people.

When a Happy Time of Year Clashes With a Difficult Time in Life

As the holidays approach, people struggling with divorce are likely to feel the effects even more deeply. Whether a person is in the midst of a divorce or looking back, whether the divorce was their choice or not, coping with the consequences requires enormous effort and insight.

Addressing All Aspects of Child Custody During a Divorce

We all know that not every marriage lasts. Deciding to get a divorce is an extremely difficult time for anyone, and it can be even more challenging when the couple has children. The emotional toll of a divorce will impact each and every person in the family, and it is important to keep this in mind when going through the process. All too often, one of the spouses will want the divorce to end as soon as possible. They may make decisions that do not take into account very important factors, which can be difficult to reverse once accepted by the court. All issues, from property division to child custody, need to be discussed in detail at the time of the divorce.

Protect Finances during Divorce

Going through a divorce can be a traumatic and painful experience. It is easy to become overwhelmed by all of the changes that such an event can bring into a person's life. As difficult as it may be to try to think about life after the marriage is over, it is crucial that a person going through a divorce take steps to ensure their financial health after the divorce is final.

Considering divorce? Worry less about judgment from others.

There are numerous grounds for divorce in Georgia, including mental incapacity at the time of marriage, adultery, willful desertion, repeated substance abuse and cruelty. However, many couples are hesitant to file for divorce, regardless of how justified doing so may be.

No work/life balance? Divorce may be in your future.

When news of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver separating hit the news, everyone seemed surprised. The couple had been married for 25 years, and Shriver stayed by Schwarzenegger throughout the allegations that he had groped women before running for office.

Avoiding financial mistakes in Marietta divorces, part 3

In a few recent posts, we talked about mistakes to avoid when you are working through the divorce process. In today's post, the final in our three-part series, we will address three more pointers that can save you time and money when you are getting divorced.

Avoiding financial mistakes in Marietta divorces, part 2

In a recent post, we talked about the variety of options that are available when you are working through the divorce process. Because the divorce process in Georgia offers individuals flexibility in choosing what to pursue, it is important to have a clear idea of what you want to accomplish.

Avoiding financial mistakes in Marietta divorces

In Georgia, the divorce process can be as unique as the couples who are working through the process. On the plus side, that means almost everyone can use the legal system to meet their goals, and the flexibility can help ensure everyone's best interests are met.

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