It can be important to document or print text messages in custody cases or other family law disputes to show that they were sent, received, or read at a particular time.
Separation and Divorce Process
In Florida, a divorce starts when one spouse (the Petitioner) files a Petition for Dissolution of Marriage with the Clerk of the Court.
In Georgia, a separate maintenance action, sometimes referred to as a “legal separation,” can be an alternative to divorce but may not provide everything you are seeking.
There is no such thing as winning in divorce – but there are most definitely successful outcomes. How can you develop the right mindset in divorce to increase the odds of a successful outcome?
The following are typical misconceptions about “winning your divorce” that family lawyers often hear from clients, and explanations to help clients understand and set realistic expectations for the process.
At the end of the day, therapy and mediation are complementary. The standard therapy tools of rapport building, validation, recognizing core needs and establishing goals, and cognitive reframing can also be an important part of the mediation process.
Divorce can be the simplest and fastest way to say goodbye to each other if you’re willing to be fair in every aspect of the process.
You could lose both time and money by litigating in court instead of agreeing to your spouse’s terms to settle your divorce. However, you should gain an understanding of the likelihood of achieving your goals in court before deciding to settle.
If you try to rush the divorce process, mistakes will be made, details can be overlooked and pressure can mount, leading a less than satisfactory ending to your marriage.
When terminating or dissolving a domestic partnership you will both sign a statement of termination or notice of termination. Doing so will end the domestic partnership and return each of you to a legal status of “single.”