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A Guide To Minimizing Divorce Attorney’s Fees

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This is a guest post by divorce attorney, Beth F. McCormack, who offers advice on managing your divorce, thereby minimizing divorce attorney’s fees.
A Guide To Minimizing Divorce Attorney’s Fees
By Beth F. McCormack
Going through a divorce is one of the most painful and stressful times a person might go through in his or her life.  In addition to the emotional toll, the financial impact can be devastating.  A common client complaint (more...)

Parallel Parenting: It Doesn’t Make You A Bad Parent

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While the emphasis of parenting after divorce is clearly on co-parenting, the fact is that parallel parenting doesn’t make you a bad parent.
Co-parenting is held as the gold standard, the target we’re all to aim for. It means working collaboratively with your ex on everything to do with your child, being jointly actively involved in their school, attending your child’s events together, having consistent rules between your two homes, sharing Holidays and (more...)

How Well Are You Protected?

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Few words leave a person feeling more vulnerable than “I want a divorce.”  Because of acting in anger and/or out of revenge, many people make initial, costly mistakes that can permanently affect them, their family or their financial future.
While child support and alimony may be contributing factors to your post-divorce budget, circumstances can change and payouts may be modified making the long-term dependability of these sources of income uncertain..  The question becomes, what (more...)

Best interest of the Children: A Renewed Take on the Brangelina Case Study: It Doesn’t Have To Be This Way!

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Divorce and custody disputes are often material for tabloid front pages. Celebrity splits never seem to fall out of favor in the media, even though there are alternative and appropriate dispute resolution methods designed to minimize the hostility. Headlines for years have centered on Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie – the once happy Hollywood couple nicknamed Brangelina by the media. The couple filed for divorce almost two years ago, yet updates on their relationship continue.. Just recently, reports came (more...)

The DivorceTown® Help and Hope Seminar / Protect Yourself!

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Don’t Become Another Scary Divorce Story!
…Receive Financial, Emotional & Legal Support 
Friday, October 19, 2018
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Olive Garden
2467 Cobb Parkway SE
Smyrna, GA 30080
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Don’t Be Haunted By Your Divorce!  You CAN Avoid These Common, Costly Mistakes
Are you aware…
Your Ex Could Inherit Everything You Own Without This Final Plan.
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Who Will Support You?

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Child Support.  Alimony.  Dollar Signs.  Years of Payments.  Custody Battles.  Is this what divorce sounds like to you?
The fact is, divorce can be expensive.  Who will pay support, how much and for how long are simply part of the process, especially when children are involved.  We assume every judge does his or her best to make the most fair, just decision, when it is left to them.  However, only you (more...)

Is There a Place for the Consulting Attorney in Divorce Mediation?

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The answer is a resounding Yes!   There are many reasons why consulting attorneys help to create durable, practical agreements through the mediation process.
What follows is a summary of the positive effects of using consulting attorneys:
1. Informed Decision-Making: Consultation during the mediation process with an experienced family lawyer can be done in a way that supports the process choice while advocating for the goals and priorities of the client.  The consulting attorney provides specific legal (more...)

Tips to Keep Your Divorce Expenses Down

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Although you could be the one you initiated your divorce process, it may still take a toll on you. It is quite a costly process and there is hardly anyone who emerges as a winner in a divorce? Costs can get multiplied when a single household splits into two. But rational and logical thoughts, proper planning and education may be helpful in lowering the financial impact. Check out the following suggestions that can come handy for keeping your costs (more...)

Divorces Have Options and So Do You

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Three important things to remember about your divorce options: 
          1.  You Have Options          2.  You Need to Understand What Your Personal Options Are          3.  You Have to Choose the Right Path For You and Your Family
“I want a divorce” could be the four most devastating and confusing words a person ever hears.  Often, just the (more...)

What You Need to Know about Collaborative Divorce

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If you and your husband want to work out your divorce without going to court, collaborative divorce is a consideration. Learn more about the process...