Seeking to Annul a Marriage? Here Are Some Facts You Should Know

Written by Rachel Aliza Elovitz

Historically, divorce law in the United States was fault-based. Dissolving a marriage meant that one spouse would have to demonstrate to the tribunal that the other spouse was “guilty” of some act that the legislature had determined was sufficient to allow the marriage to be dissolved, such as an act of cruelty, adultery, or desertion. Marriages did not end on impulse or because it was the most expedient way to resolve conflict. ...

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Property Division in Divorce: An Evolving Jursiprudential Rainbow

Written by Rachel Aliza Elovitz

In Georgia, property division in divorce is subject to certain rules – traditional principles out of which the Georgia Supreme Court has carved multiple exceptions.

Property division, first and foremost, must be “equitable.” Equity seeks to do that which is fair, and what is fair is not necessarily equal – not in Georgia. In community property states, the presumption may be that a 50/50 split is fair. In Georgia, the Court is charged ...

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