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7 Tips for Choosing a Divorce Attorney


In 2021, there were 948,862 divorces in the United States. If you’re currently going through a divorce, you’re not alone. Going through a divorce is never easy, […]

7 Essential Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Divorce Lawyer


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


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


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?


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?


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


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?


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


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?


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?


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?


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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