06 Nov

GEORGIA CHILD SUPPORT SERVICES ENFORCEMENT

Income Deduction In January of 1994, the state of Georgia passed a requirement that all child support orders include an income deduction order providing for automatic wage withholding unless the parents agree otherwise. Orders that do not include thi...

05 Nov

Can Adultery Divorce Cost You Alimony in Georgia?

Adultery and Divorce in Georgia Adultery is one of the leading causes of divorce. If you and your spouse have decided to end your marriage due to one spouse’s indiscretion, you may be wondering whether it will affect any aspect… Read More

18 Oct

Establishing Your Parental Rights as a Father

Your Parental Rights as a Father There is a common misperception that being named as the father on your child’s birth certificate is enough to ensure you have rights to visitation and for making decisions regarding their care. Unfortunately, that&hel...

Grandparents’ Rights
06 Sep

Grandparents’ Rights

While not as common as cases involving parental rights, we do see quite a few grandparent’s rights cases that involve visitation and (less commonly) custody. If you’re a grandparent, you might wonder when you have the right to legal visit...

Child Custody Dispute
06 Sep

Child Custody Dispute

If your child’s father or mother doesn’t follow the child custody order, you may feel frustrated and even angry. A parent behaving contrary to the order can cause a lot of unnecessary stress. In order to eliminate stress and prepare… Read More

Coping with Divorce & Your Emotional Well-Being
07 Aug

Coping with Divorce & Your Emotional Well-Being

When you and your spouse choose to divorce, you’re closing the door on a major chapter in your lives. A serious change in that nature has the power to shake your foundation. When you’ve planned your entire life with someone… Read More

TERMINATING PARENTAL RIGHTS
07 Aug

TERMINATING PARENTAL RIGHTS

Terminating an individual’s parental rights is a very serious matter, whether the court takes away those rights or the parent relinquishes them willingly. In parent-child relationships, the legal parents inherently have certain rights and responsibil...

Asset and Debt Division During the Divorce Process
15 Jul

Asset and Debt Division During the Divorce Process

When it comes to preparing for your divorce, compiling a list of your assets and debts is key for the property division process. You will need to document a full list of your finances, both those shared in your marriage… Read More

Avoiding the Pro Se Divorce
15 Jul

Avoiding the Pro Se Divorce

Divorce is a major decision that affects key life changes. If you are considering divorcing your spouse, you should understand the full scope of how a divorce could impact your life. Before you make any decisions, you should consult an… Read M...

Can divorce agreements be revised in Georgia?
20 Apr

Can divorce agreements be revised in Georgia?

In Georgia, whether your divorce Agreements is resolved through a Settlement Agreement or with a final trial, the terms of the divorce will ultimately become an Order of the Court. Court Orders in divorce cases can be modified in limited… Read...