Clarity Mediation helps separating and divorcing couples reach a satisfactory and individualized settlement agreement.
As of July 1, 2018, there will be new considerations to the Child Support Guidelines in Georgia per the Child Support Commission's legislation this year. Below, I have rendered the basics from a memo sent by Judge R. Michael Key, Chair of the Commission.
Just like your stock broker advises, if you’re in it for the long haul, you need to be prepared to take the lows with the highs.
Just because a mediator charges $300 (or more) per hour does not mean they have the experience to back it up.
Financial realities will often be the deciding factor for several other matters such as child support, debt division and what to do with the house.
Make an effort to understand and appreciate others. Lead by example and be the best person you can be.
Be the person you want to be. Respond in a way that keeps you calm and neutral, if not positive. This can help keep a situation from escalating as well as helping you to stay grounded.
Because if, over time, one or both partners do not attend to these bids, it deteriorates and eventually kills the relationship.
Seeing this so often has led me to put together a checklist of things to plan on so you go into mediation (or any important meeting) with a clear, focused mind, rather than a scattered, unprepared one.
As you’re in the process of making the major decision of divorce, you may be imagining a picturesque life on the other side of it and want to try and get there as fast as possible. It would be most wise, however, to take the time to do your homework so you can make informed decisions that may very well may impact the rest of your life.
This blog entry is for folks who are familiar or are trying to learn how to calculate child support. The changes provide for more flexibility for parents and a couple of 'outs' to having to come back to court for expected changes as the children grow.