Month: August 2011

Managing your finances during a divorce

When you are going through a divorce, adjusting to your new financial reality can be one of the most difficult aspects of your split. Regardless of the circumstances and of each spouse's respective income and expenses, it will be difficult, if not impossible, to...

Georgia fatherhood program loses funding

Several Georgia technical colleges have lost funding for their long-running fatherhood programs, which provide education and support services to both father and mothers with the goal of strengthening families and serving the low-income community. The colleges are...

Ruth Madoff to file for divorce

When Bernie Madoff was arrested in 2008 and charged in connection with one of the largest, most damaging Ponzi schemes in U.S. history, his wife of 50 years denied any knowledge of her husband's fraudulent actions. "Like everyone else, I feel betrayed and confused,"...

State updates antiquated alimony laws

In Georgia, alimony is largely unregulated by state laws. This was done purposefully by the state legislature, with the intent that Georgia family court judges be given significant discretion to award alimony if, when, and how it is the most appropriate for a...

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