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Adult Children of Divorce: Legal Concerns Not In the Movies

Are you an "ACOD"? Life as an Adult Child of Divorce can be tragic but also "fluid, bizarre and at times, flat-out funny," according to Stu Zicherman, the director and co-writer of "A.C.O.D.," a new divorce comedy starring Adam Scott, James Lynch, and Amy Poehler.

The movie, which was filmed in Atlanta, takes a lighthearted approach in its examination of how divorce affects adult children. But from a legal perspective, the consequences can be anything but a laughing matter.

Here are a few legal issues adult children of divorce regularly face and what they can do about them: