October 2017 Archives

Child custody: Safeguarding the well-being of kids during divorce

When parents in Georgia and elsewhere make the decision to end a marriage, many may have concerns about how the process might affect their kids. A parent may seek to safeguard the future well-being of his or her children by pursuing a child custody agreement that is in keeping with their best interests. However, it might also be advisable to consider the current needs of one's children, and find ways to address any issues they may be experiencing.

After divorce, take steps toward self-care

Depending on the circumstances, people may feel like they need a boost at the end of a marriage. The divorce process can potentially be draining, but some people choose to re-invest in themselves as a way to move on in their lives. Individuals in Georgia may find some of the advice from a recent news article on divorce inspiring in their own lives. 

Making smart alimony decisions during and after divorce

Ending a marriage creates the need to sit down and rethink one's entire financial plan. Divorce will reshape the financial landscape for virtually all Georgia spouses, and it is important to create a post-divorce budget that will address both short-term and long-term needs. Understanding the role that alimony plays in post-divorce finances is an important component of that process.

Vaccination dispute at center of child custody case

When a Georgia couple goes through a divorce, there are a number of issues that can lead to an emotionally fraught battle between the parties. None of these issues are more impactful than those surrounding shared children. Parents often engage in lengthy and stressful court proceedings over the care and custody of shared child. An example is found in a high profile child custody case in which the issue of vaccinations has taken center stage.