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Family business, prenuptial agreement and divorce

Family-owned-and-operated businesses make up 90 percent of all businesses in the United States. That is significant. It is safe to say that numerous Georgia residents are among those who have started or are a part of family-owned companies. What happens to these companies in the event of divorce?

When domestic violence is an issue, a divorce attorney can help

In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness month, this column would like to briefly touch on the different types of abuse that exist in some homes in Georgia and elsewhere. Domestic violence can go well beyond just physical abuse. No matter what type of violence one is experiencing in his or her marital relationship, a divorce attorney can help one break free.

Do genes determine possibility of divorce?

For years, psychologists have believed and agreed that one's environment as a child will affect one's adulthood. So, those individuals whose parents divorced during their childhood years are likely to follow in mom and dad's footsteps and end up filing for divorce as well. However, a recent study suggests environment may not play as big a role as once thought. Couples in Georgia and elsewhere may end up getting divorced because of their DNA.

When might one consider an annulment over a divorce?

While many marriages start out with each spouse having the best of intentions and bright hopes for the future, not all marriages begin this way. There are numerous reasons as to why marital unions don't thrive, and some of them start before or shortly after vows are said. For some individuals in Georgia and elsewhere, under certain circumstances there may be the desire to seek an annulment instead of a divorce. When might that be appropriate?

How does divorce work?

Ending one's marriage may seem simple and complex all at the same time. How exactly does divorce work? The answer to that question may be different for every divorcing couple in Georgia.

Sometimes going through divorce is hard to do

Wouldn't it be nice if all divorces could be completed without conflict? While there are those in Georgia and elsewhere who seem to have a relatively easy time getting through their divorce proceedings, others find that they simply cannot come to agreeable terms, making the whole thing drag on longer than expected. This seems to be the case with Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.

3 financial steps women should take when preparing for divorce

Are you a woman considering divorce or being faced with the reality that your husband wants to separate? No matter whether you initiate the divorce, it is a stressful process to go through. You may not even know where to start. There are so many issues to think of-finances, custody and property, just to name a few. Where do you begin?

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