Kessler & Solomiany, LLC Divorce Archives

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In a divorce proceeding, you and your spouse must divide the assets and the debts you accrued in your marriage. Different states divide debts differently, but in Georgia, the couple’s debts are subject to equitable distribution. A question our clients often ask is whether they’ll have to take on their ex’s debt. In this post, […]

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Divorce is rarely an easy process. Couples can experience a wide range of emotions, from sorrow and frustration to anger and resentment. One of the most contentious portions of divorce is the division of assets. Separating marital assets can become so wrought with emotion that a spouse may resort to hiding assets to avoid seeing […]

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The divorce rate in the U.S. is an estimated 45 percent. Making the decision to get a divorce is never easy, and choosing the divorce attorney to handle your case can make it feel more final. On top of that, your first consultation with a divorce attorney can be stressful. However, when you’re prepared for […]

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There is no question that lawyers are not all cut from the same cloth. Some attorneys specialize in family law, while others focus on personal injury cases. The law is complicated and includes multiple different facets. Someone who works primarily on defending accused criminals shouldn’t represent a client trying to file a medical malpractice case. […]

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Facing down a divorce? You are probably wondering where to start and what to do. Read on for the top five most important tips for winning your divorce case. Don’t Leave the Marital Home You see it in movies, on TV, and you may even hear about it from friends and family: the first thing […]

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Splitting up financial assets is usually one of the most complex parts of any divorce. Even when both parties are still communicating effectively, such as in an uncontested or collaborative divorce, deciding who gets what can be a contentious affair, especially with long-term assets such as retirement accounts. There are many steps a couple must […]

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Nothing about divorce is easy, least of all dividing up financial assets. A 401(k) is a long-term investment that takes years and years to build up. The thought of losing that money is enough to create considerable stress in even the most amicable of divorces. The best way to navigate the financial un-entanglement is with […]

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The article by Atlanta Jewish Times posted on March 29, 2020 features Attorney Randy Kessler as he discusses how the pandemic is affecting marriage and divorce. Click here to read the article.

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Attorney Randall Kessler was interviewed by WSB-TV news about how lottery winnings can affect divorce procedures. He touches on a different situations that can arise when a couple wins the lottery, including what happens when one spouse hides their winnings from the other. To see the video, click here.

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By Randall M. Kessler Tip 1. Help your lawyer help you. Lawyers do not “know it all” and they certainly do not know you or your spouse. In fact, you probably know your spouse as well as anyone. So give your lawyer suggestions as to how to get through to your spouse. Does your spouse […]