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How Will My Divorce Be Affected By My Spouse’s Bankruptcy?

How Will My Spouse’s Bankruptcy Affect My Divorce? If your spouse files for bankruptcy in the middle of your divorce case, then your divorce case is usually “stayed” or temporarily stopped by the...

Is Separation Right For You?

We frequently talk to clients about whether they should file for a legal separation (separate maintenance) or a divorce.  The answer usually is in both the emotions and facts of the case. For example,...

What is a Standing Order in a Divorce Case?

When the process of a divorce is started, the court will generally issue certain orders that are to be obeyed while the divorce is happening, they are known as automatic domestic standing orders.  In Georgia,...

What is a Motion to Dismiss?

What is a Motion to Dismiss? A motion to dismiss is a form of legal pleading in response to the filing of a court case in which the defendant request that the court throw the case out of court. A plaintiff...

Can Child Support be Discharged in Bankruptcy?

Say that after a divorce, the judge has ordered one of the spouses to pay child support to the other. It may be possible for the paying spouse to miss payments and end up having a lot of back child support....

Changing Your Name Following a Divorce

How to Change your Name In your divorce you have the ability to opt and change your last name back to a former or maiden name. In most states including Georgia you may request the judge to restore a former...
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