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Helping Your Children Survive Divorce

Divorce can be frustrating, confusing, and devastating for children. Since they know that their parents are on the brink of separating for good, it can be a traumatizing experience that can have a tremendous impact on their future. As parents, there is no question you have a lot to deal with during a divorce. However, [...]

2017-05-12T05:59:04-04:00November 17th, 2016|

Helping Your Child Overcome Gender Stereotypes

Many people believe boys should be courageous and strong, while girls must be nurturing and delicate; boys should strive for dominance and be active, while girls must be passive and submissive. Unfortunately, gender stereotypes can have a harmful effect on both men and women. As parents, we are sometimes inadvertently reinforcing stereotyping. Whether you compliment [...]

2017-05-12T06:21:57-04:00November 14th, 2016|

Common Marriage Advice You Should Ignore

Whether you plan to get married or in the middle of a marriage, you may hear constant advice from your family, friends, and peers. While certain relationship advice is popular, there is some out there that aren't worth applying to your own. The following are the common marriage advice you should ignore: Relationships are not [...]

2017-05-12T06:26:06-04:00November 7th, 2016|

Can Cheaters Change Their Ways?

We’ve all heard the cliché about infidelity – “Once a cheater, always a cheater.” There are many of us who have been affected by a cheating significant other. According to a survey conducted by the University of Chicago, 21% of married men and about 15% of married women have cheated on their partners. But does [...]

2017-05-12T06:29:39-04:00October 31st, 2016|

Child Support Modification in Georgia

As part of divorce in Georgia, the court will decide how much money is expected for the support and maintenance of the children. Once the court orders child support, that order can only be changed if one of the parents seeks modification of the original order through the court. Whether to increase or decrease the [...]

2017-07-20T10:27:03-04:00August 15th, 2016|

How Property is Divided in a Georgia Divorce

One of the major obstacles of a divorce is dividing marital property and assigning martial debts. In Georgia, this is done through equitable division, which means that each party in a divorce must divide marital property in a fair manner. However, that does not necessarily mean equally. Types of Property There are two types of [...]

2017-07-20T10:29:16-04:00August 11th, 2016|

Divorce Guide: The 5 Don’ts of Divorce

As you and your family tackle the turmoil, stress and confusion of divorce, you have likely read a million articles on what to do during a divorce. During this time, many adults let their emotions get the better of them and act out of fear, anger, and sadness. At The Millard Law Firm, we understand [...]

2017-05-12T06:44:31-04:00July 26th, 2016|

Divorce Guide: 3 Tips For a Better Divorce

Ending a marriage can be painful, for some people the unraveling of years of weaving two lives together can feel almost as if there has been a death in the family. On top of all the emotions you and your spouse are likely feeling, you might also realize, you have no idea what to expect [...]

2017-05-12T06:50:12-04:00July 13th, 2016|

Benefits of a Prenuptial Agreement

A pre-nuptial agreement is an agreement made by a couple, which concerns the ownership of their respective property and assets if the marriage fails, prior to getting married. While it may sound like a great plan for the future, bringing up a pre-nuptial agreement is not the most romantic thing to do, especially at a [...]

2017-07-20T10:29:36-04:00July 1st, 2016|