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Happy Thanksgiving!

Thursday, November 26th, 2015
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Happy Thanksgiving from Meriwether & Tharp, LLC!!

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High Profile Child Custody Battles: Chris Brown vs. Nia Guzman

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015
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As Georgia divorce attorneys, we often advise single fathers struggling to establish and maintain visitation rights with their children by legally establishing paternity. Sometimes this advice is met with concerns over the imposition of child support, but as the case…

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Paying Your Child’s Private School Tuition? This May Count as Child Support

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

This summer, the Georgia Court of Appeals addressed a case involving the payment of a child’s private school tuition in lieu of paying child support directly to the child’s custodial parent. Although it is never advisable for a parents to…

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What is Promissory Estoppel, and How Can It Impact My Georgia Divorce?

Sunday, November 22nd, 2015
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Promissory estoppel is not a legal concept generally associated with divorce, child support or any other issue of family law. But, if you are considering divorce and you have been serving as a guardian or primary caretaker of a child…

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Virtual Infidelity

Saturday, November 21st, 2015
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What exactly constitutes cheating? Is it just sex, or can other acts of betrayal like romantic dates or light night conversations be viewed as cheating?  Legally speaking, Georgia law defines adultery as sexual intercourse with any person other than your…

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Celebrity Family Law – Ex-NBA Star Larry Johnson

Thursday, November 19th, 2015
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Former NBA star, Larry Johnson, was just sued for contempt by his ex, Laura Tate, for being nearly $900,000 behind in child support payments. Ex-NBA Star Larry Johnson – Settles Up With Baby Mama…Go Ahead, Take My House, by TMZ…

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Georgia Case Law Update – Jackson v. Sanders Part 2

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

In Georgia, child support is determined by plugging various financial numbers into the child support worksheets. O.C.G.A. § 19-6-15. While the worksheets take many child related expenses into account (such as health insurance, life insurance, child care expenses, uninsured healthcare…

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Women More Likely To Initiate Divorce

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015
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Divorce attorneys see both men and women initiating divorce actions. Sometimes the husband and wife even want to coordinate and file at the same time. Practically speaking, in the eyes of the court, it doesn’t matter which party files the…

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Would You Ever Take a Divorce Selfie?

Saturday, November 14th, 2015
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Yes, you read that correctly, a divorce selfie. Although selfies are generally reserved for happy or celebratory circumstances, or simply when you want to want to show off a new outfit, divorce selfies are quickly becoming the latest social media…

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Celebrity Divorce Chronicles: Brittney Griner vs. Glory Johnson

Thursday, November 12th, 2015
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If you are a WNBA fan, or if you are simply an avid follower of sports news, you may already be familiar with details surrounding the divorce of two WNBA players, Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson. Their divorce case presents…

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