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Cars

Georgia is an equitable division state. This means that, upon divorce, the parties’ assets are divided equitably, according to the circumstances of the case, not necessarily equally. So...
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Pets

Deciding who will get the pets after a divorce can be one of the most contentious issues in a divorce case. However, the battle over pets is not a custody battle. Even if you consider your...
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Trusts

The short answer to whether trust assets are subject to equitable division in Georgia is no. Now for the longer answer…
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Stock Options & Restricted Stock Units

Are stock options marital property?  The short answer is: it depends. Depending on why the options were granted and when the options a exercisable by the employee spouse, stock options...
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529 Accounts

During divorce, 529 college savings accounts are often neglected because many divorcing parents assume that the asset belongs to their child. In fact, a 529 plan, although intended to benefit...
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Student Loan Debt

n its article titled: “Has Student Loan Debt Impeded Your Romantic Relationships?” the American Bar Association discussed a new phenomenon experienced by some graduates of...
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Personal Injury & Workers Compensation Claims

Certain portions of personal injury awards, personal injury settlements or workers’ compensation awards may be deemed marital property upon divorce in Georgia. In determining whether a...
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