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Does Your Date of Separation Matter in Divorce?
Does Your Date of Separation Matter in Divorce?

Knowing your date of separation is important because of the implications this date can have on your divorce proceedings, including financial obligations and the division of marital property and debt. In this blog post, we will explore how Georgia defines the date of ...

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    • Common New Year’s Eve Crimes

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    • Public Indecency (Indecent Exposure) Charges in GA

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    • 4/20 Is Considered a Pothead Holiday: What You Need to Know

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    • 6 Ways to Avoid a DUI on St. Patrick’s Day

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    • Underage DUI in Georgia

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    • What Happens to a Joint Mortgage in Divorce?

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    • Georgia Medical Marijuana Laws

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    • What Is a Hate Crime?

      Understanding Hate Crimes in Georgia Approximately 250,000 hate crimes were committed every year between 2004 and 2015 in the US, experts estimate. ...

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    • Types of Murder

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    • Posthumous Pardons for Wrongful Execution of Soldiers in 1917

      On December 11, 1917, 13 soldiers were hanged one after the other after one of the largest murder trials in U.S. history. The story behind these ...

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    • 6 Ways to Avoid a DUI on St. Patrick’s Day

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    • Common Types of Medical Malpractice

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    • Types of Nursing Home Abuse

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