Dating during divorce georgia
Clients frequently ask whether it is permissible to begin dating after the separation but before the divorce decree has been entered.As a general rule, we recommend that dating be postponed until after the Court has entered a decree of divorce. First, if your spouse has knowledge that you are dating, unexpected feelings of anger and resentment may arise, which make it extremely difficult to negotiate a reasonable settlement out of court. I tell clients all the time that “a pound of flesh will cost you two pounds of money.” Oftentimes, the reaction from one’s spouse comes as a surprise, and the extent of anger, resentment or bitterness is unexplainable.In fact, if you think you may want to change your name this is the easiest time to change it.
Understanding the procedural basics can put your mind at ease and help you prioritize important issues in your case.
However, for legal purposes, most of these reasons fall under certain standardized categories or conditions.
There are many personal reasons for seeking a divorce.
Instead, Georgia courts rely on prior case law to guide their decisions.
Couples can also work out an agreement between themselves regarding how they want their assets divided. To most people, this is more desirable than having a judge decide these important issues on their behalf.