Are Fathers At A Disadvantage 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 traditional work/home roles in the household. Typically, the father of the...

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 matters that will be decided. The right to certain types of property...

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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 should represent themselves or hire a lawyer for their divorce...

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 the parents are critical in this determination. In particular, if a...

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 evidence of a parent’s ability to earn income, such as tax returns...

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 after mediation. Many metro Atlanta courts now require divorce...