What Parents Need to Know About Child Custody During Divorce

What Parents Need to Know About Child Custody During Divorce Child custody disputes are a challenging part of divorce. Determining which parent gets sole custodial rights of the children after a divorce can be handled by the parents or by a court decision. The parent who is not granted custodial privileges is often given the [...]

By | 2018-11-09T15:29:57+00:00 November 5th, 2018|Divorce, Divorce Attorney, Divorce Lawyer|Comments Off on What Parents Need to Know About Child Custody During Divorce

What You Need to Know About Division of Property During Divorce

His or Hers? What You Need to Know About Division of Property During Divorce The division of property during a divorce can be problematic. These types of decisions can be even harder when there are substantial assets such as houses, compensation plans, and businesses ownership.  A first step in understanding this process is understanding what [...]

By | 2018-11-09T15:26:34+00:00 November 1st, 2018|Divorce, Divorce Attorney, Divorce Lawyer|Comments Off on What You Need to Know About Division of Property During Divorce

Georgia Law and Uncontested Divorce

Divorce is never easy no matter the circumstances, and the laws surrounding divorce vary from state to state. Before a couple considers divorce, they should always try to reconcile their differences.  However, if reconciliation is not possible, retaining a licensed divorce attorney should be your first step.  A divorce attorney knows the laws and can [...]

By | 2018-07-12T19:06:17+00:00 July 12th, 2018|Divorce|Comments Off on Georgia Law and Uncontested Divorce

Preparing and Protecting Yourself During a Divorce

Nearly 40 percent of all marriages end in divorce. While we always encourage couples to try and work through any issues they may have, unfortunately, some problems cannot be solved so easily. It goes without saying that going through divorce is stressful.  In addition to the anxiety the individuals separating experience, their family members have [...]

By | 2018-04-17T17:53:41+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Divorce, Divorce Attorney, Divorce Lawyer|Comments Off on Preparing and Protecting Yourself During a Divorce

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 [...]

By | 2018-02-01T16:46:19+00:00 December 10th, 2015|Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce, Divorce Attorney, Divorce Lawyer, General, Probate and Estates, Wills|Comments Off on Happy New Year: Time to Review Your Legal Needs

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 | 2018-02-01T16:46:21+00:00 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 | 2018-02-01T16:46:22+00:00 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 | 2018-02-01T16:46:22+00:00 October 23rd, 2012|Divorce, Divorce Attorney, Divorce Lawyer|0 Comments