Monthly Archives: April 2017

Methods for Establishing Paternity in Georgia

Once a child is born in Georgia, it is important to ensure that paternity is established.  When a child’s paternity is not legally established in order to legitimize the child, both parents are at risk of losing certain rights. Fathers who have children without establishing paternity will have no legal rights to parenting or visitation […]

Child Support and Alimony Tax Implications

Once a couple has gotten divorced after reaching an agreement regarding child support and alimony, they are often unprepared for the tax implications associated with their divorce settlement. Paying and receiving different types of support has the potential to affect how your taxes are filed, along with your taxable income. Reputable and experienced accountants are […]

What Should You Consider Before Adopting?

Many couples want to have children when they marry, yet some couples are unable to have children of their own. Often these families look to adoption as a way to start a family. In 2016, over 12,000 children were in the custody of the state of Georgia, but the year prior just 843 children were […]

Bizarre Prenuptial Agreements

In a recent blog post, we looked at the increase in millennials getting prenuptial agreements before marriage. There are some strange prenups that are being put into writing before two people tie the knot. What can you put in your prenuptial agreement? Not sure? Let’s see what some others did, both famous and not so […]

Surname of Your Child in Georgia

A new case in Georgia is making headlines around the world and it involves the naming and surname of a child. The state has specific laws on what a child’s last name can and cannot be after birth, and one couple is challenging the state’s law.

There are thousands of cases in Georgia each year involving […]

Can I Lower My Child Support Payments to My Ex-Spouse?

Child support is an important monthly payment made by one parent to the other. Child support payments are a vital way for one parent to give financial support to a child. By paying child support, a mother or father helps with the everyday raising of his or her offspring.

Many times, parents fall behind on their […]

Advantages of an Uncontested Divorce

An uncontested divorce can be the easiest and most efficient way for two people to finalize their split. An uncontested divorce can be finalized in as few as 31 days from first filing paperwork in Georgia. If you have questions about filing a divorce, Vayman & Teitelbaum can help. Their experienced family law attorneys can […]

How Long Does Divorce Take in Georgia?

A divorce can be incredibly stressful on everyone involved. Spouses, children, family, and friends can all be affected emotionally during a divorce. In some case the divorce process can take some time to get through. Once a divorce is finalized, it can make things much easier and you can get on with your life, but […]

Suddenly Single? You May Have New Financial Problems

Over the last two and a half decades, people over 50 have become twice as likely to go through divorce than they were in the late 1980s. New freedoms and a longer life expectancy can be partially to thank for the rise in what has been termed gray divorce. People who divorce at 50 or […]

When to Consider Mediation

The decision to get a divorce is not one that couples make without a great deal of forethought.  The average divorce is expensive, time consuming, and stressful. When a couple does initiate the divorce process, it is not unusual for them to reach a point at which they are unable to come to an agreement […]

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