How to Have the “Divorce Talk” With Your Children

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Sharing the news with your children that you are divorcing is one of the most difficult parent-child conversations you will ever have. Whether or not the decision to divorce is beyond your control, the conversation should be handled with tact, … Continued

Mistakes Parents Should Avoid Making During Custody Battles

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Divorce can be a nasty battle that leaves both parents scarred and without any hope of resolving parenting issues amicably in the future. Having an agreed upon parenting plan in place eliminates the need to go to Court to seek … Continued

4 Must-Ask Questions for Your Divorce Attorney

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For many people, getting a divorce is one of the most stressful and trying times in their life. From finalizing the custody of children to dividing up a couple’s shared assets, it is important to choose an experienced attorney who … Continued

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

6 Things You Need To Know About Georgia Child Support

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Divorce is painful and emotional for all parties involved, especially when children are affected by the ending of the marriage. Even if both parties have easily solved the custodial agreements, there can often be a much more difficult battle over … Continued

Securing a Temporary Protective Order (TPO) in the State of Georgia

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A Temporary Protective Order, or TPO, is an order issued by the court designed to protect victims of “family violence” from harassment and/or abuse. The order will require that the alleged aggressor keep a distance from the petitioner’s place of … Continued

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