The length of time it takes to get a divorce in Georgia can be frustrating, especially if your spouse is hostile and uncooperative. While some parts of the process require specific periods of time, there are things you can do to speed up the rest. Some of these include hiring a divorce lawyer to prevent delays due to mistakes, gathering together required information and paperwork in a timely manner and documenting everything. When you can easily present evidence in your favor, it can eliminate conflict and therefore quicken your divorce proceedings. The following are some of the things you should document.
Filing for divorce can be a very emotional decision for many spouses to make. While it is not an easy decision to make, many people wonder if it matters who files for divorce first.
Divorce has gained much attention lately as the divorce rate remains high in the U.S. With so many people facing divorce, some have started to try and find ways to save as much money as they can by getting a divorce without a lawyer.
Many couples going through divorce worry about the financial impact it will have on their lives. Despite the challenges of addressing the financial concerns after divorce, it is important for couples to understand how their finances may change and what steps to take to create a secure financial future.
If you have ever been to a speed dating event (or seen one on television), you are probably familiar with the format. Daters sit across from other daters, introduce each other and talk for 10 or 15 minutes, and when the bell rings they move on to the next. At the end of the event, daters tell the coordinators if they want to get to know anyone else further, which potentially leads to additional dates, a relationship, and maybe even marriage.
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 maintain the same lifestyle while paying for two households, court fees, and other costs associated with a divorce. Often, parties to a divorce need help to make good financial decisions during and after the split.
Surrounding oneself with supportive people is the secret to success in many areas of life. And it is no different with divorce.
We have previously written on this blog about steps one should take in an effort to protect one's business assets in the event of a divorce. The advice we have given comes from a 5-part series written by Jeffery Landers, a Divorce Financial Strategist.