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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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What Happens If You Win The Lottery During A Divorce?

The process of getting a divorce can take some time depending on the couple and the circumstances. Some couples elect to try a separation period before beginning formal divorce proceedings which can ...
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Will Your Divorce Impact Your Children's Marriages?

Unfortunately, it is inevitable that some marriages will end in divorce. When a divorce happens and a relationship is over it can have a lasting effect on the people involved, most notably children. ...
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Abandonment of Marriage in Georgia

Marriages can come to an end in a number of different ways. Sometimes they come to an end because of a spouse either deserts on abandons the spouse. The State of Georgia does provide a method for the ...
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Getting Divorced In Your 50's and 60's

As many of our clients have discovered throughout the legal process, divorce brings with it several considerations and life changes that must be weighed. However, the point that a person has reached ...
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What Impact Will My Divorce Have On My Health Insurance?

It is inevitable that the legal process of a divorce will bring about several changes in the lives of each spouse. One of the major issues that couples have to consider is the impact that a divorce ...
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Can I Date While My Divorce Is Pending?

When a person has come to a point where they realize that a divorce is the only option they are typically motivated to start an immediate transition. For some of our clients the process of going ...
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When Can Alimony Be Modified or Terminated?

Depending on a number of circumstances a Court may order a spouse to make either permanent or temporary payments to the other spouse at the conclusion of the divorce proceedings. This is known as ...
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Divorce Discovery Requests. Do You Have To Respond?

The short answer to this question is yes. Divorce proceedings are initiated when one party files the initial complaint in Superior Court. A divorce can be either contested or uncontested. Uncontested ...
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How Will My Spouse's Adultery Affect Alimony?

It goes without saying that adultery can have a lasting impact on the lives of the cheater as well as the person being cheated on. One of the issues that our law firm has dealt with on numerous ...
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Can I Claim My Child On My Taxes?

This is the time of the year where most folks are trying to maximize the money that they are due from tax returns. Everyone who has worked and filled out an IRS W-4 form knows what a deduction is. One ...
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Do I Need A Lawyer For My Divorce

When many legal issues arise most people, depending on the complexity of the issue, consider attempting to resolve it themselves without the assistance of an attorney. For several legal issues this ...
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Retirement Accounts and Divorce

The end of a marriage can bring about a lot of uncertainty. Couples who find themselves in this situation are forced to think about issues such as child custody, child support and division of marital ...
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Can You Predict Whether A Couple Will Get Divorced?

In our line of work we get an opportunity to meet couples that are heading towards divorce. As you can imagine after over a decade practicing law and handling these types of cases you start to see ...
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When Do You Need A Guardian Ad Litem?

When a legal issue that comes before the Court involves matters that will affect the lives of children the services of a guardian ad litem is sometimes utilized to ensure that the best interest of the ...
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What Happens In A Divorce Mediation?

When some people think of the divorce process they envision a courtroom with jurors deciding issues such as the division of marital assets, custody and child support. However, there actually is a very ...
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Should I Start Dating During A Separation or Divorce?

The legal process of getting a divorce is not a quick and easy one. Many couples that have made the decision to get a divorce did not get to that point overnight. In addition, once the legal process ...
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When Do You Need A Guardian Ad Litem?

When a legal issue that comes before the Court involves matters that will affect the lives of children the services of a guardian ad litem is sometimes utilized to ensure that the best interest of the ...
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AT WHAT AGE CAN A CHILD SELECT WHICH PARENT HE/SHE WANTS TO LIVE WITH?

Under Georgia law, once a child reaches 14 years of age, he/she can elect the parent he/she wants to reside with. The election of a child age 14 years or older shall control unless the parent the ...
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