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What Defines Domestic Violence? Necessary Steps To Ensure Your Protection

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Over 50% of all women in a domestic relationship will experience some sort of abuse, and unfortunately, 30% of these abuse cases result in ongoing physical and mental harm over time. In Georgia, a domestic violence case does not always … Continued

Divorce Versus Separate Maintenance In Georgia

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In the State of Georgia, troubled marriages that cannot be mended have three potential options: annulment, divorce, and legal separation. While an annulment is not a viable option for most circumstances, divorce and separation often are. Understanding Divorce in Georgia … Continued

Thirteen Grounds for Divorce in the State of Georgia

Georgia is a state that allows for no-fault divorces, but there are still 12 other reasons set forth by O.C.G.A. § 19-5-3 that, if proven, the state will grant a divorce. An uncontested, or “no-fault” divorce means that either spouse … Continued

HB 229 Expands Visitation and Intervention Rights to Great-Grandparents and Siblings

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Recent changes to O.C.G.A. § 19-7-3 have expanded visitation and intervention rights in domestic relations cases concerning minor children to include siblings of parents as well as great-grandparents. Under the previous version of O.C.G.A. § 19-7-3, only grandparents were allowed … Continued

Miranda Rights: What They Are, How They Work, and What You Can Do to Protect Yourself

What Are Miranda Rights? Many people associate the term “Miranda Rights” with a potential get-out-of-jail-free card. It’s a common misconception that if you are not read your Miranda Rights, which all evidence will be thrown out, and your criminal case … Continued

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