What is a Protective Order in Georgia?
Temporary Protective Order Commonly called a restraining order, a Temporary Protective Order (TPO) is an order... Read More
Protecting Yourself from Domestic Violence
If you believe you might in physical danger as a result of domestic violence, it is important that you understand... Read More
Domestic Violence is Real, Not a Divorce Tactic
There is no question that domestic violence is a very real concern in our nation, and thousands of men and women in... Read More
What is a Temporary Protective Order?
A Temporary Protective Order, often referred to as a TPO, is a documents issued by a court that orders an abuser to... Read More
The Recession, Divorce, and Domestic Violence
A recent study on the impact of the recession on family trends had some troubling results in the areas of divorce... Read More
Domestic Violence and the New Year
The holiday season should be full of joy and celebration, but unfortunately for many women and men, the holiday... Read More
Divorce Hurts, but Violence is Never the Answer
Recently, several news outlets have reported the story of a wife who attempted the murder of her husband in an... Read More
What is Supervised Visitation and When May it be Ordered?
Supervised visitation is not a concept that is unique to Georgia. There are several states that recognize the... Read More
I Fear My Ex is Abusing Our Children During Visitation, What Can I Do?
It's always a parent's worst nightmare to learn that his or her child is being hurt, neglected or abused by another... Read More
Why Do Women Stay In Abusive Marriages?
As divorce attorneys, we see couples seek divorce for a myriad of reasons, ranging from financial difficulties to... Read More
How Do I Obtain a Family Violence Protective Order in Georgia?
To obtain a family violence protective order in Georgia, the victim must file a Petition in the Superior Court of... Read More
New Court of Appeals Ruling with Important Implications for Atlanta Family Violence Cases
In May of this year, the Georgia Court of Appeals made an important decision which may impact how Petitions for... Read More
Obtaining a Family Violence Protective Order in Georgia
There are specific requirements for obtaining a family violence protective order in Georgia, and courts cannot add... Read More
Can I get a temporary protective order in Georgia against someone who does not live in Georgia?
A temporary protective order can be issued against someone who does not live in Georgia. O.C.G.A. §19-13-2 gives... Read More
Custody awarded to father in Georgia divorce case despite evidence of alleged family violence
The Supreme Court of Georgia recently affirmed a divorce action where the husband was awarded primary physical... Read More
Definition of family violence in Georgia
Atlanta family law attorneys are often asked about the definition of family violence, and whether they are a victim... Read More
Atlanta Divorce Lawyers Guide to Divorce and Family Law Cases in Fulton County, Georgia: Guardian Ad Litem
Our final blog entry in our Atlanta Divorce Lawyers Guide to Divorce and Family Law Cases in Fulton County,... Read More
Temporary Protective Orders and Domestic Violence in Georgia
The procedure for obtaining a temporary protective order for family violence is unique compared to other court... Read More
What is considered family violence in Georgia?
Unfortunately, we often get calls from prospective clients who have been victims of domestic violence (aka family... Read More
Am I a victim of domestic violence?
Domestic violence or domestic abuse can exist in a number of ways. Most often, people think of a woman who has been... Read More