Happy New Year: Time to Review Your Legal Needs

Happy New Year: Time to Review Your Legal Needs By Michael Miller You never think you’ll need an attorney, until you do. In fact, there are numerous situations where you need to be prepared and be ready to protect yourself with some advance planning through the assistance of an attorney. As we begin 2016, here are some [...]

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Uncontested Divorce Settlements Benefit From Attorney Guidance

In the State of Georgia the divorce rate for men is 9th highest in the nation, with the divorce rate for women following close behind at 11th highest in the U.S.  The State Bar of Georgia outlines the procedure for divorce, stating you must first file a complaint for divorce in the Superior Court of [...]

Prenuptial Agreements Can Strengthen the Foundation of Your Marriage

The L.A. Times ran a story recently on marriages, death and divorce, and the advantages of having a prenuptial agreement. The article expounded on the fact that most marriages in the 1970’s were first marriages, however today the Census Bureau statistics points to the fact that today marriages are split between first marriages and marriages [...]

Can I Have My Marriage Annulled Instead of Going Through A Divorce?

There may be numerous reasons why a person or a couple might want to have their marriage annulled instead of going through the process of divorce. While the reasons may be personal, the Judicial Branch of Georgia Courts states that there are specific criteria and circumstances that must be met under Georgia law before the [...]

By | February 12th, 2013|Divorce, Family Law|0 Comments

How Are Child Support Payments Determined by the Court?

Divorce is often a very traumatic and emotional time for all of the parties involved. Children are often confused and liable to have difficulty dealing with the major changes in their life. In Georgia the Court puts the children’s welfare first and recent changes in the law make it critical to have legal representation experienced [...]

By | October 31st, 2012|Child Support, Divorce|0 Comments

What is the Difference Between a No-Fault and a Fault Divorce?

It is unfortunate that the divorce rate in the U.S. has been climbing steadily over the years. At this time it is estimated that 41-50% of all first marriages will end in divorce. The numbers rise even higher for 2nd and 3rd marriages, with 60-67% and 73-75% respectively. With the statistical chance of a marriage [...]

By | October 23rd, 2012|Divorce, Divorce Attorney, Divorce Lawyer|0 Comments

Tips for Child Custody Modification

Often after people get a divorce and have a court determine custody, alimony and property division, they think the process is over. However, as circumstances change, people can end up dealing with post-divorce modification. Often, the modification is regarding child support or custody. Sometimes the court ordered child support arrangements become unfeasible. Whether it is [...]

By | June 29th, 2012|Child Custody, Divorce|0 Comments

Georgia Ranked One of the Worst States to Get a Divorce

An article on ABC News late last year named Georgia one of the worst states for getting a divorce. The article was based on a Bloomberg study that ranked Georgia as number 23 in a list of the easiest states to get a divorce. According to the study, it is much more difficult to get alimony or child [...]

By | May 31st, 2012|Divorce|0 Comments

Types of Child Custody and How a Divorce Attorney Can Help

In the case of divorce or a situation where parents are unmarried and there are issues of child custody, there are several options for custody agreements. If you are considering divorce or need someone to help you navigate the child custody process, talk to a Douglasville divorce attorney today to discuss all of your options. [...]

By | April 19th, 2012|Child Custody, Divorce|0 Comments

How A Divorce Impacts The Way You File Your Taxes

Divorce impacts all areas of life, including finances. During tax season, it's important to understand how a divorce could influence how you file your 2011 taxes. A Douglasville Divorce Attorney Can Determine Alimony Deduction If you are paying alimony, it is typically deductible on your taxes. This is true even if you don't itemize your deductions. Alimony, also [...]

By | February 17th, 2012|Divorce, Divorce Attorney, Family Law|0 Comments