Many Georgia parents who engage in a custody battle are overwhelmed with stress. In certain instances, concerns over the safety of a child can lead a parent to make rash decisions. An example is found in a child custody case in which a mother fled across the country to avoid complying with a court order. That matter has ended with the mother's arrest, and the child's return to the custody of his father.
Reality television fans in Georgia may be familiar with the show "Jon & Kate Plus 8." Off the air for many years now, the reality TV show focused on a couple who welcomed sextuplets into their family. Viewers had a front row seat to the trials and tribulations of a house full of kids, as well as increasing tensions between a husband and wife. Eventually, the couple divorced and began what would be a long and contentious child custody battle.
Starting a business is a goal that many Georgia residents share. In order to be successful, a great deal of time, effort and investment is required. For successful business owners, the thought of losing business assets during a divorce leads to an enormous amount of stress. Understanding how a business is valued during the divorce process can make it easier for both spouses to move forward.
Leaving a marriage where domestic violence has occurred can be a nightmare, and is a step that many victims put off for years. When the time comes to finally pull the plug and start a new life, victims of domestic violence may be fearful of a nasty child custody fight. When considering how to proceed, it may be worthwhile to consider collaboration as a divorce option. Collaboration can seem like an impossible goal to achieve when working with an abusive spouse, but the way that the process works can actually be beneficial for some Georgia victims and their children.