Family Law

Reasons to Create a Prenuptial Agreement

If you are unfamiliar with prenuptial agreements, they are a type of contract for people seeking to get married that establishes rules for how both spouses will conduct themselves in case a divorce occurs. While prenuptial agreements were once thought of as something that only celebrities or the super wealthy used, today they are gaining […]

Marrying a Foreign National

Wedding planning can be particularly challenging when a couple is from the same country, but can be made even more difficult if a person marries a foreign national who does not have U.S. citizenship. No matter if your future spouse has already or is about to immigrate to the United States, it is often a […]

Navigating Divorce Depositions

Some divorces require each spouse to proceed through a deposition. A deposition involves testimony that is provided to an opposing attorney out of court. During this testimony, you can expect to be sworn in and will be expected to tell the truth. Because information collected during testimonies will be used as evidence in court, it […]

Commonly Used Words in Family Law Cases

Divorce and other family law cases can be extremely complicated to navigate. These cases are handled in a family court and involve a distinct set of circumstances, which are often emotionally overwhelming. For this reason,  many people find it helpful to have the assistance of a skilled family law attorney when dealing with these sensitive […]

Placing a Father’s Name on a Child’s Birth Certificate

If a child’s parents are married at the time of birth, the father’s name will be automatically added to the birth certificate because in the eyes of the law, the mother’s husband is presumed to be the father of her child. In situations in which a mother is not married at the time of birth, […]

Five Ways to Behave in Georgia Family Law Court

While it was once common, today few people wear suits and ties on a weekly or monthly basis. Instead, many people in Georgia feel comfortable in jeans, shorts, or t-shirts. As a result, Georgia’s family law courts feel like a foreign place to many people. To make the family law court process easier, there are […]

Tips for Maintaining Productivity During Your Case

No matter how you find yourself in family court, chances are that your ongoing case will cause a great deal of stress and depression. Mental health issues during divorce, custody, and other family law cases are common often affecting a person’s employment or ability to care for loved ones. Depression, anxiety, and other issues have […]

Why You Must Take Divorce Threats Seriously

Marriages rarely deteriorate overnight. Most couples experience a slow decline in their relationship as their interactions decrease while their arguments increase. Eventually one partner may begin threatening to file for divorce. This threat may only occur once, or it may become a common part of your arguments or disagreements.

While it is possible that the statements […]

Three Things You Should Never do When Trying to Prove Infidelity

Fidelity is the cornerstone of marriage upon which trust is built. A couple’s loyalty to each other is often one of the few consistent aspects of an uncertain life, and when one spouse feels as though that trust is broken, the entire relationship can quickly deteriorate. Once a person begins suspecting his or her spouse […]

What Not to do if a Former Relative Calls CPS During a Custody Dispute

Child Protective Services (CPS) is a nationally recognized agency that provides protection and advocacy for neglected or abused children. In theory, CPS is only contacted when there is a serious concern for the safety of a child, but some people use CPS to harass or intimidate others.  During a divorce or separation involving child custody, […]

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