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.
A study that was recently published in "Psychology, Public Policy, and Law" shows that many family law judges view child custody cases differently than how the majority of Americans feel about them. Some judges in Georgia assume that mothers should be favored over fathers in custody cases.
In many situations, when we hear about celebrity divorces, we hear about long, contentious legal battles between the two parties. Without realizing it, we may think that is what every divorce needs to be like. In reality, that is not the case.
Because of the recession, 2009 saw a large decrease in the number of divorces in Georgia and throughout the United States. However, many divorce attorneys are now remarking that divorce rates may have returned to their normal highs in 2010 as the country lifted itself out of the Great Recession. As more couples decide to file for divorce, it is important to be prepared for tax season as a newly single individual.
In our last post, we discussed the story of a visitation struggle between two divorced parents. The story is certainly a sad one. Abbie and Dan were married and expecting triplets. When Abbie was giving birth, a series of medical mistakes cut off the flow of oxygen to her brain, leaving her in a vegetative state.
When parents in Georgia are going through divorce, agreeing on the child custody and visitation schedules can be two of the most contentious parts of the process. However, when one parent is in a vegetative state, does he or she still have inherent parenting rights?
During a divorce, resolving issues related to your children can be one of the most emotional parts of the process. Even after child custody arrangements have been determined, that does not always guarantee that the other parent will follow the court orders.
Many people look to celebrities as role models. We admire their sense of fashion and the millions of dollars some make daily. We would be well-advised to copy the actions of some celebrities - their donations to charities and the work ethic of some.
During a divorce, one of the things most parents are concerned about is the welfare of their children. Whenever the courts in Georgia make decisions involving children, their primary concern is whether the decision is in the best interests of the kids. While we all hope that is also what motivates parents, with some people, it can be difficult to know for sure.
The man made famous for his hit songs and albums familiar in households across American has decided to call it quits with his model wife of several years. John Mellencamp and Elaine Irwin announced this past September that they would be living apart during a trial separation. The couple announced the news during the same month as their 18-year wedding anniversary.