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Dwyane Wade resolves property division with ex-wife

Basketball fans in Georgia and across the nation watched as Dwyane Wade, a professional basketball player, reached a divorce settlement with his ex-wife after ongoing drama related to property division between the Miami Heat superstar and his ex-wife was finally settled in July. The woman will receive about $5 million, four vehicles and the home she and Wade lived in together. Part of the divorce agreement stipulates that the pair can no longer make disparaging comments about each other.

Tips for going through a divorce

Georgia residents who go through a divorce may feel like it is a rough time emotionally, and though it may be difficult, there are ways to help reduce the acrimony and hassle of ending a marriage. While many people may feel that they have been deeply wronged, which is part of the reason that they filed for a divorce, arguing with their spouse may only make the situation worse. To help smooth the process as much as possible, individuals should not disparage their spouse to their children, try not to focus on getting even and attempt to move on with their lives in a healthy way.

Dealing with debt and divorce

Georgia residents who are going through a divorce will have a lot of choices to make that are likely to have a large impact on their finances and future. This is especially true if they are struggling with debt, and deciding whether to file for divorce or bankruptcy first can be a tough choice. Generally speaking, it is better for those ending their marriage to eliminate as much debt as possible first because of the way that asset division works.

Mother and child stranded in Brazil due to custody case

Georgia residents might be interested to learn of a mother and her six year old daughter that have been stranded in Brazil after a child custody dispute. The Massachusetts mother had received sole custody of her daughter after ending her marriage to the girl's father in 2009. The mother had the intentions of bringing the girl to see her father in Brazil so that the two could reconnect. She wanted the father to get parenting time with his daughter.

Who gets the reward points in a divorce?

Couples in Georgia getting a divorce might be wondering how their reward points will be divided. How travel miles are divided up in a divorce might seem like a small issue to some people. However, to people who travel a lot, hundreds of thousands of travel miles can add up significantly. To some people, travel miles are just as important as negotiating the division of other marital assets like cash, real estate, stock options and more.

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