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7 Essential Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Divorce Lawyer

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Divorce is more common than you could imagine. The divorce rate in 2019 was 7.6 new divorces per 1,000 women. That’s more than 1.6 million […]

The Complete Guide to Choosing a Divorce Attorney: Everything to Know

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According to the U.N., the U.S. is ranked third among countries with the highest divorce rate globally. The rate of divorce is 4.34 divorces per […]

Important Steps Every Women Filing for Divorce Should Take

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Did you know that on average 28 million people get divorced in the United States every year? Many women filing for divorce deal with uncertainty. […]

Do I Need a Family Law Attorney for an Adoption?

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Every year, approximately 135,000 kids are adopted in the United States. Around 59 percent of non-stepparent adoptions are from the child welfare system, and 26 […]

How Long Does It Take to Get a Divorce?

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Roughly every 36 seconds, there is a divorce happening in the US. It’s unfortunate, but it happens — and you should know what to expect if […]

How to Survive a Divorce: 7 Essential Tips

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No matter how high the divorce rate climbs, facing the end of your own marriage is devastating. You’ll likely experience a plethora of emotions from […]

Who decides how kids will be schooled in the fall?

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Parenting decisions regarding academic matters are complicated enough for divorced couples in Georgia, but this year there is an added issue; what will schooling like […]

Important Information About Child Support in Georgia

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Parents are expected to provide for their children’s needs regardless of whether they continue their relationships with their co-parents. After a break-up or divorce two […]

How may I get visitation rights to my grandchildren?

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Georgia has become an increasingly difficult State for grandparent visitation rights. Just as recently as June of 2018, the Georgia Supreme Court has found portions […]

Do you know how to reduce the cost of your divorce?

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Divorce may be one of the hardest decisions you have to make in your life here in Georgia, but it does not necessarily have to […]

What should I know prior to my child custody hearing?

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One of the most important and delicate aspects of finalizing a divorce is settling child custody. If it is necessary for you to attend a […]

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