Can Divorcing Couples Share the Same Attorney?

Can Divorcing Couples Share the Same Attorney?

If you’re facing divorce, you probably know you should get an attorney. If you and your spouse have already agreed to the terms of your divorce, it may seem like a good idea to save money by hiring one attorney to represent both of you. However, sharing an attorney is...
Can I Afford To Get Divorced?

Can I Afford To Get Divorced?

Can I Afford to Get Divorced? Facing a divorce is stressful, especially when you are not sure how it will impact your finances. How will you afford your monthly expenses? Is there a chance that you might have to move or seek different employment? These fears can keep...
How Long Will My Divorce Take?

How Long Will My Divorce Take?

At Porchlight, one of the questions we frequently hear is “How long will my divorce take?” The answer depends on a number of factors: whether your divorce is contested or uncontested, how quickly negotiations happen, whether you settle your case or head to...
How to Return to Work After Divorce

How to Return to Work After Divorce

If you are returning to work after a divorce, you might feel nervous or overwhelmed about the situation. Maybe you put your career on hold to take care of your family. Maybe you took a break from work to support your spouse and household. No matter the reason,...
How to Get an Uncontested Divorce in Georgia

How to Get an Uncontested Divorce in Georgia

Divorce can be an emotional and challenging experience as you navigate the legal and personal issues that lead to the next phase of your life. But actually getting divorced does not have to be overwhelming. If you and your spouse are reasonably able to get along and...
What Happens in a Family Law Trial?

What Happens in a Family Law Trial?

Whether you are seeking a divorce or litigating over custody and child support, the thought of going to trial can be stressful. The good news is that the vast majority of family law cases settle at some point prior to trial. However, if parties are not willing to...