Month: May 2012

Choosing the right family law attorney

If you have decided to file for divorce, you have probably found yourself facing the overwhelming task of finding a Cobb County family law attorney to guide you through the divorce process. Although your decision in this regard will depend largely on personal...

Military divorce rate surpasses civilians

According to recent statistics from the Pentagon, the military divorce rate is currently about 3.7 percent. This means that nearly four percent of military marriages end every year in the United States. In comparison, the civilian divorce rate is about 3.5 percent.At...

How to handle health insurance after divorce

One of the most common questions asked of Georgia family law attorneys is whether spouses can remain on one another's health insurance after their divorce becomes final. Unfortunately, the answer to that question is usually no. Most health insurance companies will...

Kardashian-Humphries divorce drags on

Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries have already been separated for much longer than they were married. And with no foreseeable end to their divorce case in the near future, it seems that their separation may even outlast the amount of time that the couple dated and...

Divorcing before 30? How to deal

Today, women are waiting longer to get married than they ever have before, due to a variety of changing cultural norms and priorities. However, more than half of women in Georgia and across the U.S. still get married before they turn 30. And because the divorce rate...

The changing face of child custody

In years past, the child custody orders handed down by most family court judges in Georgia and around the country were largely identical. When parents divorced, the mother would get sole custody of the children, and the father would get parenting time every other...

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