Fact or Fiction

MLF Team

FICTION: Only Women Get Spousal Support

Spousal Support is based on “the needs of the spouse” and the other spouse’s ability to pay. In the State of Georgia, there is no guaranteed formula, as the process for determining spousal support can appear subjective and arbitrary. As more and more women enter the workforce and take on ‘breadwinner’ roles, spousal support may end up in the man’s favor. See below the eligibility for spousal support.

Eligibility for Spousal Support (Ga. Code Ann. § 19-6-5 (2018).)

FICTION: Children’s Lives are Ruined by Divorce

Children are sponges in their early years of development. When two parents are not in a healthy relationship, it bleeds into their lives as well, even if the parents try and stay together. The state of Georgia favors a two-parent household, however, ultimately a healthy support system is what the court wants for children. Getting a divorce and learning to co-parent and work peacefully together can save your child’s life.

Grounds for total Divorce (O.C.G.A. 19-5-3 (2010).)

FACT: Hiring a Divorce Attorney Will Help You Get the Best Result

Working with a professional allows you to prepare for the good, bad, and ugly of your case. Working with a Divorce Lawyer with years of experience makes a difference in how an attorney commands a courtroom and persuades a jury to return a favorable verdict.

If your’re ready to work with a law firm with a personal touch, and the numbers and experience to get the right outcome for you, contact the Millard Law Firm. At the Millard Law Firm, Marcy and her team handle each case personally and professionally.

The Millard Law Firm boasts 15+ years of practice, 42+ years of combined experience, and over 850 successfully completed cases. Marcy handles each case personally and professionally. With an in-depth knowledge and extensive history, you can count on Marcy and her Alpharetta team to provide you with the compassionate support and tenacious advocacy that you require at this time. Simply contact our firm and set up your consultation. We will review your case and begin to build a plan of action that we believe suits your best interests.