General Family Law
Attorney forced to file suit for unpaid fees
When you retain an attorney, whether for a family law or other legal matter, it is extremely important that you... Read More
Social Media and Family Law
One of the things a good family law attorney will tell you in a first meeting is to beware of what you post on... Read More
Wrongful Birth Claims Barred Under Georgia Law
In October 2015, a Fulton County judge reinforced Georgia’s long held refusal to recognize wrongful birth... Read More
Going Through A Divorce? Check Into The Divorce Hotel
There are several ways to come to an agreement on the outstanding issues in your divorce action, including... Read More
Divorce Hardest On Children From High Income Families
Divorce is almost always difficult on the children involved as so many things in their lives are changing. ... Read More
Does Georgia Recognize Palimony?
The short answer to the above posed question is: No, the concept of palimony, or the award of monthly support... Read More
What is Parental Alienation Syndrome?
Generally, Parental Alienation Syndrome (PAS) is a disorder that arises primarily in the context of child-custody... Read More
What do I have to do to make my out-of-state marriage valid in Georgia?
Each state has different laws regarding who may get married in that state as well as different license and ceremony... Read More
Can I legally get married in Georgia?
There are several requirements for a valid marriage in Georgia. O.C.G.A. §19-3-2. Generally, a person capable... Read More
What is Surrogacy?
Georgia couples who are experiencing problems conceiving have more options than ever before to help them grow their... Read More
Georgia Health Insurance and Divorce
Health insurance is a hot topic in our country today. One benefit to being married is that a spouse and... Read More
Putative Fathers Sue Utah Over Adoption Laws
According to Fox News, twelve men are suing the state of Utah over their claim that the state’s adoption laws... Read More
Divorce Hurts: Three Ways Divorce Harms Children
There is no question that divorce hurts. Anger, loneliness, betrayal, sadness, and a sense of loss are common... Read More
For purposes of divorce in Georgia, adultery (infidelity) is defined as sexual relations with a person other than... Read More
How Can Social Media Impact Your Divorce Case?
We’ve posted several blogs about celebrity divorces as well as several about how social media can affect a... Read More
Using Affidavits in Family Law Cases
Most people have heard the term “affidavit,” but what is it and how can it be beneficial in a family law case?... Read More
How Do You Really Feel About Your New Spouse’s Role as Step Parent?
“You won’t understand until you have your own kids.” “You’re not the parent here.” “You’ll never... Read More
30-Day and 60-Day Scheduling Conferences in Fulton County
In Fulton County family law cases, scheduling conferences are used to ensure a case is moving forward. Parties,... Read More
Fulton County Family Law Information Center
For people who choose to represent themselves in a family law case, the task of filing the petition and all the... Read More
Am I Eligible to Obtain an Annulment in Georgia?
The short answer to this question is: It depends on the circumstances of your marriage. Although this may seem like... Read More
Divorce Advice for Your Kids
At first glance, the above title may be a tad bit puzzling. You may be thinking: “Of course adults may need... Read More
Texting and Family Law
As texting becomes more prominent in our daily lives, people are using this mode of communication as an... Read More
Should I Move Out During My Divorce?
As Atlanta divorce attorneys, we are often asked: “Should I move out? If I do, what are the repercussions and... Read More
Paternity vs. Legitimation in Georgia
In Georgia, there are two domestic relations actions that specifically relate to the father child relationship,... Read More
Avoiding Service of Process
People often think that they can stop their family law case from happening if they can just avoid being served.... Read More
Do You Have a Winning Divorce Team?
If you are considering divorce or if you are currently going through the divorce process in Georgia, you have... Read More
May I Record My Spouse’s Telephone Conversations in Georgia?
The answer to this question depends on whether you have his or her consent. If you are seeking to record your... Read More
If I Am Not Satisfied With My Representation, May I Hire Another Georgia Family Law Attorney?
The short answer to this query is: Certainly. Now for the more detailed version… Before you retain attorney, it... Read More
Tips for Hiring a Georgia Divorce Attorney – Part 2
As a counterpart to last week’s Tips for Hiring a Georgia Divorce Attorney – Part 1, below are five... Read More
Should a child be permitted to testify in Georgia family law cases?
In family law cases, courts often have to find a balance between allowing a child to testify, and protecting that... Read More
Post-Divorce Foreclosure: How to Avoid Eviction
A few months ago, I saw an unfortunate case in which a father and his four children were being evicted from their... Read More
Ownership of Engagement Ring Upon Divorce or Broken Engagement
Engagement and marriage are very joyous times, and although no one ever anticipates the premature end of their... Read More
My soon-to-be ex-spouse is bashing and harassing me on Facebook – what should I do?
In this age of social media, there are an infinite number of ways to communicate and, unfortunately, this creates... Read More
Georgia Domestic Relations Standing Order
In Georgia domestic relations actions (ex: divorce, alimony, child support, child custody, legitimation), the... Read More