How Are Divorce, Dissolution, and Legal Separation Different?
Crystal Wright | July 1, 2021 | Divorce
Some states refer to legally ending a marriage as “dissolution of marriage.” Georgia still refers to this process as “divorce.” However, the terms mean the same thing. Some states recognize a legal separation, but a legal separation is different from divorce or dissolution of marriage. With a legal separation, the spouses do not want to… read more
The Steps of the Divorce Process in Georgia: A Guide
Crystal Wright | June 18, 2021 | Divorce
Divorce can be an emotional process. But it usually has defined and predictable steps. Understanding these steps can help you cope with the stress of a divorce. Here is a guide to the steps of the divorce process, including insight into the ways that these steps are usually handled by Gwinnett county courts. Preparing for… read more
What Happens If I Don’t Sign My Divorce Papers in Lawrenceville, GA?
Crystal Wright | June 3, 2021 | Divorce
Only one spouse needs to file pleadings with the court to begin the divorce process in Georgia. The Complaint alleges one of 13 grounds for divorce, including a “no-fault” ground for irreconcilable differences. A spouse does not need to agree to the divorce for the court to end the marriage. Under the no-fault grounds, irreconcilable… read more