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Divorce Checklist – What To Do To Prepare for Your Divorce

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Divorce is a confusing and complicated process that can last longer than expected at times. While all that is required before filing for divorce is simply to be separated for one year from your spouse, there are numerous other things you will need to do to make sure you are protected. You will have to make difficult decisions in a short span of time. As such, here are some things you need to know or do to make this (more...)

The DivorceTown® Help and Hope Seminar/Financial Fundamentals of Divorce

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21 Feb, 2018

The DivorceTown® Help and Hope Seminar/Financial Fundamentals of Divorce
…Receive Financial, Emotional & Legal Support 
Friday, April 20, 2018: 11:30 AM – 1:30 PMOlive Garden2467 Cobb Parkway SESmyrna, GA 30080
LUNCH IS INCLUDED with your ticket purchase
Join us as we shine the spotlight on better ways to calm the chaos, find solutions, and connect the dots of divorce, as we help you make sense of (more...)

Maria Shriver Says She Thought Divorce Was A Sin

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via Dish Nation
Maria Shriver married until death do us part… that is until her ex-husband Arnold Schwarzenegger fathered a child with the housekeeper.
That life changing event forever changed Maria Shriver’s mind regarding divorce. During Maria Shriver’s marriage to Arnold Schwarzenegger, the devout Catholic never saw divorce as an option. “I grew up thinking divorce was a sin,” she wrote in her new,  I’ve Been (more...)

Mary J. Blige’s Divorce Nightmare Is Over

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Mary J. Blige has dodged a very bitter public divorce from Martin “Kendu” Isaacs.
The queen of hip-hop soul was supposed to appear in court Monday, March 5 for the divorce proceedings with her estranged husband Martin “Kendu” Isaacs, but they avoided the public drama by settling beforehand.
According to The Blast, the Oscar-nominated singer and actress settled her divorce in a private agreement a few days before they were supposed to face off in (more...)

The Internet Wants A Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt Reunion After Split With Justin Theroux

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Nobody could’ve predicted this celebrity breakup.
On Thursday, Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux announced to the world they are separating after two years of marriage. The usually private couple broke the news via a statement to The Associated Press.
“In an effort to reduce any further speculation, we have decided to announce our separation,” the statement to read. “This decision was mutual and lovingly made at the end of last (more...)

What To Think About When Reconciling After Legal Separation

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By Gerald A. Maggio, Esq.
On certain occasions, some couples do regroup and reconcile after their legal separation. Contrary to what many people would like to believe, survival from a separation is not an accidental case. But spouses who do succeed in overcoming their discord after a separation are known to exhibit certain behaviors to make sure that their marriages are intact.
What should you do to get back together after your legal separation? 
The couples must ensure (more...)

Questions To Ask Yourself Prior To Filing For Divorce

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By Gerald A. Maggio, Esq.
There are several cases where the divorce process is not easy at all. Rather, it can turn messy on several occasions. Whatever may be the reason for you to file the divorce; you should make this decision independent of emotions. In fact, such a step should be only taken after weighing all the options before you. Moreover, you should be all set to fight for the custody of your kids and your assets. While (more...)

When Going Through a Divorce, Take Care of Your Health!

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{2:18 minutes to read} Going through a separation or divorce can be incredibly stressful. People often find that in the coming days and weeks, they have more time on their hands that perhaps they didn’t before. The time that may have been spent with their spouse or children.
When deciding how to fill this time, don’t forget to take care of you. Surround yourself with people who can support you and in whom you (more...)

The Impact of 2018 Tax Code Changes on Alimony

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From the moment the bill came to public light up until when it was passed into law, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) has taken many residents of North Carolina by surprise. This due to the uncertainties and confusions caused by the tax code changes for 2018 and beyond.
The new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which was signed into law in December 2017, will greatly affect alimony going forward because the payer will no longer be able (more...)

The Holidays and Your Children: Custody in Special Situations

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Child Custody During the Holidays
The Holiday season seems to come upon us quicker and quicker every year, and with it comes hectic schedules full of holiday parties and family gatherings. With all of the holiday cheer and places to be, it is important to follow your custody schedule.
Child Custody schedules come in all different shapes and sizes. Before making holiday plans, read over your custody order or separation agreement to avoid misunderstandings.
What documents are used to (more...)