Should you get a divorce?

Marriage is hard work and most couples experience periods of hardship during their marriage that may seem insurmountable. These difficulties often lead couples to consider the prospect of divorce. However, divorce is not always the answer. It should be the last option that is considered.

It is important to make the right decision because divorce will forever affect your entire family. Although relationship issues leading to divorce stem from a variety of sources, it is important to discover what the true issues affecting your relationship are before you end the marriage. If love, affection, friendship, and/or trust are still present in the relationship, consider taking steps to work through the issues with your spouse...(continue reading).


Dissolving a marriage is never an easy decision. Not only do you need to think about ending your marriage and what is best for you, it is important to also consider how your decision affects your entire family. Most people understand that ending a marriage is a tough emotional decision, but few are prepared for the detailed nature of the legal process of dissolving a marriage. Since ending a marriage is about undoing a relationship that was sanctioned by law, spouses must pay special attention to what the law requires to end that relationship. 

There are four major aspects of divorce:

Every family is different and everyone seeking a dissolution of marriage is faced with issues that are unique to their circumstances. This is why it is so important to hire a family law attorney who understands all aspects of Georgia family law. Whether you and your spouse want to work together to create an arrangement that is satisfactory to everyone involved or you are faced with complicated issues, such as property division, spousal maintenance, or allocation of parental responsibilities, you need a family law attorney on your side who understands your priorities. An experienced attorney is your greatest asset during this challenging transition.

If you have made the difficult decision to end your marriage or your spouse has presented you with a divorce petition and you need help with the next step, Gertsch Family Law can help. Contact us at (706) 504-9088 for more information or to schedule a consultation.