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Can My Job Affect my Chance for Custody?

Are you wondering if your specific job is enough to affect your chances to get joint or sole custody of your child or children? There is a lot to unpack here, so it’s essential that you contact an expert in family law right here in Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Dunwoody, and Cumming. To give you an…

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Recordings and Child Custody Cases in Atlanta

Family law, and specifically divorce and child custody, is a complicated matter. It’s not important that you understand every aspect of the law and what goes into it, but it is important that you work with a local Atlanta area attorney who specializes in family law. One question we’re frequently asked is about recording. Nanny…

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Gay Marriage is Legal in the State of Georgia, but Are You Actually Married?

In the State of Georgia, gay marriage was not recognized as legal until after the United States Supreme Court decisions of United States v. Windsor (2013), and Obergefell v. Hodges (2015), decisions. These, in total, struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, 28 U.S.C. 1738C, that had enabled the State of Georgia to not recognize…

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When Does My Child Support Obligation End in the State of Georgia?

Most child support orders specify that child support shall continue until the age of 18, unless the child has not graduated from high school; in that case it would continue until the child graduates but not past the child’s 20th birthday.  Simple enough, right?  Not really.  The State of Georgia has a very specific statutory…

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Is Footage Recorded on a “Nanny Cam” Admissible as Evidence?

For divorce, child custody, paternity and legitimation cases in Georgia, nanny cam footage is likely NOT admissible as evidence, and here’s why:  such recordings are lawful only if you own the property and use the cameras, microphones, etc., for security purposes, crime prevention or crime detection. A nanny cam is placed to provide security and crime…

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Is Keeping the Peace over the Holidays a Battle with Your Ex-Spouse?

The holiday season is fast approaching and with it comes the excitement and stress of gift buying, decorating, and increased family and social gatherings.  The kids get excited with Halloween and everything ramps up from there! As parents, we can’t help but get excited for our children, even as our workloads increase to deal with…

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Is My Spouse is Concealing Assets?

Financial infidelity is regrettably common in marriages, especially when one partner is not involved with paying bills, managing cash flow, or working with the financial advisor. When the marriage ends in divorce, the spouse who handled the finances often tries to hide cash and investments and falsify debts and expenses. If you have always left…

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To Settle or Not to Settle, That is the Question

There are but two options in finalizing a divorce: Negotiate and settle on the division of property and assets and on custody questions Litigate in court, typically before a judge but occasionally before a jury. Some individuals begin the process determined to settle, but if their former partner is unwilling to compromise, litigation becomes the…

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