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The 4 Core Areas for your Divorce

  1. Child Custody
  2. Asset Division
  3. Child Support
  4. Alimony
  • Child Custody

    Child custody defines the relationship between both divorcing parents and their minor children. There are two major types of custody – physical custody and legal custody.

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  • Asset Division

    There are two key concepts for asset division: 1) defining what exactly is (and isn’t) marital; and, 2) noting Georgia does not require an equal division of property.

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  • Child Support

    Child support is financial support that is paid from one parent to another to help pay for the various costs associated with raising the minor children.

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  • Alimony

    Alimony is an allowance out of one spouse’s (or ex-spouse’s) separate estate for the support of the other spouse when the spouses are living separately.

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I hired Charlotte to represent me on my recent divorce and all I can say is big THANK YOU! What an awesome lawyer. I was dreading mediation, but Charlotte and her team were so helpful at keeping the anxiety low. She was... read more

Without a doubt Mike Birchmore saved my life. I make a living driving on the road. My blood alcohol was at .11. It seemed that everyone involved in my DUI case either knew Mike personally or knew of him. That really... read more

After being blind-sided my ex-husband who currently resides in another state and petitioned for a modification of custody while the children were visiting him during the summer vacation; I quickly had to gain legal... read more

The entire team was so helpful, personable and respectful throughout the whole process. They made the process as painless and smooth as possible. Amazing! read more

Mike got us a large settlement for our ginseng crop that was destroyed by a horrible neighbor. He had several men come out and bush hog our ginseng while we were on vacation. Our crop was worth $25,000.00 and we got this... read more

Elizabeth was one of a team of two attorney's who represented me in a tough spot. read more

Hiring Charlotte is one of the best decisions I've ever made. She is straight to the point, thorough, and very determined. I had every other weekend and a few hours of visitation one day a week and she helped me get way... read more

Attorney Bob Tharp helped me through a very difficult case to say the least. I was unable to retain a lawyer during my actual divorce, but two years later was referred to Bob by a friend and he recommended filing for a... read more

Mr. Birchmore has handled several legal matters for me over the years. I have found him to be consistently knowledgeable, helpful, responsive, and ALWAYS looking out for my best interest. Birchmore has handled real estate... read more

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