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WILL MY CHILD SUPPORT AMOUNT AUTOMATICALLY DECREASE WHEN THE OLDEST CHILD BECOMES 18 OR GRADUATES HIGH SCHOOL?

One of the most common questions potential clients have regarding child support is whether the amount will decrease once their oldest child becomes 18 or graduates from high school. It is a common ...
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Husband Wants Divorce After Wife Lied About Birth Control And Got Pregnant

A recent Yahoo article written by Sarah Carty covered a case where a husband is considering divorcing his wife after she got pregnant when he thought that she was on birth control. The man, 31 years ...
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ARE PREEXISTING CHILD SUPPORT ORDERS TAKEN INTO CONSIDERATION WHEN CALCULATING CHILD SUPPORT?

Potential clients often ask how preexisting child support orders are treated with regard to the calculation of child support. Preexisting child support orders are taken into consideration when ...
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WHAT HAPPENS TO MY RETIREMENT BENEFITS WHEN I FILE FOR DIVORCE?

Potential clients often contact our office with the question of what will happen to their retirement benefits upon the filing of a divorce. More specifically, they wonder if their spouse is ...
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MY SPOUSE OWNED OUR HOME PRIOR TO THE MARRIAGE. WILL I RECEIVE ANY PROCEEDS FROM THE SALE/REFINANCE OF OUR HOME?

Many potential clients contemplating divorce wonder if they are entitled to the proceeds from the sale or refinance of their marital home since it was purchased by their spouse prior to their ...
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MY SPOUSE COMMITTED ADULTERY. WILL HE/SHE STILL GET MONEY FROM MY 401(K) OR THE EQUITY IN OUR MARITAL HOME? OR ALIMONY?

Many potential divorce clients unfortunately contact our office after finding out that their spouse has committed adultery. One of the most common questions that these clients have is whether their ...
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What Happens To My Personal Injury/ Worker's Compensation Award In A Divorce

Many potential clients wonder what will happen to their pending personal injury or workers' compensation award if either he/she or their spouse files for divorce. They wonder if such an award is ...
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MY SPOUSE WILL NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE DIVORCE PROCESS. WHAT SHOULD I DO NOW?

Many potential clients hope that their divorce will be uncontested as opposed to contested. After all, an uncontested divorce is less contentious, less expensive, and typically concludes within a much ...
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IS IT A GOOD IDEA TO MOVE OUT OF THE MARITAL HOME PRIOR TO FILING FOR DIVORCE?

Many potential clients wonder if it is a good idea to continue living with their spouse in the marital home while going through a divorce. First, many potential clients mistakenly believe that their ...
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Domestic Violence And Divorce Cases

In the State of Georgia there are categories of criminal offenses that are typically associated with domestic violence. They typically involve instances of abuse between past or present spouses, ...
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Do I Have To Pay For My Child's Private School?

There are a lot of issues that can be contested by couples going through a divorce during the legal process. Issues such as what assets will be assigned to a particular party and custody of the ...
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WILL I STILL PAY CHILD SUPPORT IF MY CHILD RECEIVES SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS ON MY ACCOUNT?

Some divorce clients who are also disabled have minor children who receive social security benefits on their account. These clients often question whether their children's receipt of benefits on ...
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DOES MY SPOUSE GET CREDIT ON THE CHILD SUPPORT WORKSHEET FOR USING A NANNY OR BABYSITTER?

Clients often contact our firm with questions of whether the use of a nanny or babysitter must be taken into consideration when calculating child support. Some clients are concerned that their spouses ...
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MY SPOUSE DOESN'T WORK. WILL THE COURT JUST IMPUTE MY SPOUSE'S INCOME AS MININUM WAGE?

In divorce cases involving child support, the issue can arise of the amount of income that should be attributed to a spouse who is unemployed and cannot otherwise produce reliable evidence of income ...
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MY SPOUSE SERVED ME WITH DIVORCE PAPERS, BUT I DON'T WANT TO BE DIVORCED. CAN I JUST NOT RESPOND?

Several clients contact our firm daily to express their frustration that they've been served with divorce documents by their spouse, but they're not yet ready for the marriage to end. These ...
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WHAT SHOULD I DO IF MY SPOUSE VIOLATES THE COURT'S STANDING ORDER?

During the divorce process, some clients find themselves in the unfortunate situation of their spouse having violated the court's domestic relations standing order. The domestic relations standing ...
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Are Fathers At A Disavantage In Custody Battles?

When most people think of custody battles in divorce related cases they assume that the father is at a disadvantage. A lot of this perception has more to do with the previous generation's ...
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Lis Pendens Notices And It's Impact On Georgia Divorces?

A divorce legal action can be one of the most complex legal issues many will ever face. Issues such as child custody, child support, spousal support and the division of assets are just of few of the ...
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Should I Hire A Lawyer to Handle My Divorce Or Should I Just Represent Myself?

With the increase of numerous glaring ads promoting pro se forms and "do-it-yourself" divorce kits, the first question many potential clients contact family law firms and ask is whether they ...
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Are Divorce Rates Decreasing?

As family law and divorce attorneys in Douglasville and Atlanta is always important for us to keep abreast of recent trends and statistics in our field. A recent article published by USATODAY looked ...
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Drug Use And It's Effect On Custody

In any divorce case where children are involved and custody is at issue the Court will look to see what is in the best interest of the child. To that end, the lifestyles and living circumstances of ...
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WILL I BE ABLE TO GET CHILD SUPPORT IF MY SPOUSE IS UNEMPLOYED?

In determining child support under Georgia law, a parent's unemployment alone does not absolve him or her of the obligation to pay child support. Courts look to what they consider reliable ...
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What Is A Georgia Parenting Plan?

A divorce in the State of Georgia can become complex depending on the type of issues involved. One of the issues that affects couples in a divorce is how children will be raised throughout their ...
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DO I NEED TO HIRE A DIVORCE ATTORNEY BEFORE GOING TO MEDIATION?

As many potential clients search for ways to reduce the costs associated with divorce, many contemplate delaying retaining a divorce attorney until the latter stages of the divorce process, such as ...
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What Mothers Need To Know About Child Support and Child Custody

The issues that come up during divorce proceedings are often times complex in nature. To add to this point, depending on the party, each one will have it's own set of unique considerations to keep ...
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